Monthly Archives: January 2023

Eat Real Food

I hope I’ve been honest about how I cook and eat food because it’s important. What we eat is important for our health but it’s not only that. We live in a world that is experiencing climate crisis. Where not … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Scritti Politti – Umm

It just popped into my head this week so here it is…

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Friday Links: If you think everything is fine, you’re not paying attention

Happy Friday! I don’t know about everyone else but it feels like 1992 (I’ve been saying that for a while), back then, things felt awful but I’d not really known anything else, Thatcher came to power when I was five, … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Soggy and Bedraggled

Despite the rainy weather, all the packing and moving and, the excessive socialising I did at the weekend. Ma and I did get a very short trip to the plot last Saturday. It was wet and looking bedraggled. It’s in … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Tired Already

Happy Monday! It’s Blue Monday today, the point at which the New Year stops being full of optimism and starts to feel like a grind! It’s fair to say that I’ve been feeling like that for at least a week! … Continue reading

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Recommended: Soda Folk

My love of root beer comes from 1980’s McDonalds trips, you might think it tastes of the dentist, but I love it. Unfortunately for me, it’s a love not many of my countrymen share and so it’s not a popular … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Enough Already

Happy Friday! I’m tired of everything at the moment! Here are this week’s links Ministers could help the patients dying in NHS hospital corridors right now – they just choose not to Rishi Sunak v Keir Starmer: battle of the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail: Quick and Dirty Gin and Aperol

So it’s not Friday but I thought that Thursday might be a good day to post about a cocktail so if you’re not doing Dry January, you could gather the ingredients for this for Friday! January for me is about … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Review of last season

In January and February, work has and will slow down, Ma is only coming over every other week, we’re only collecting produce every other week and I won’t be near the plot for at least half of February. All of … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: It’s still dark

Happy Monday! I’m back in the office for some of this week and I’m deeply unhappy about leaving the house in the dark, it’s not one of my favourite things to do! I’m really back in the thick of January … Continue reading

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