Monthly Archives: August 2008
Seeing as we travel around the country with enough electronics to remotely navigate a super liner into a berth on the other side of the Atlantic (phones, GPS, PDAs, laptops etc), the sort of confusion thing I’ll go into here shouldn’t really happen. But, precisely because of the reliance on such equipment over the commonsense and paper map efficiency of times gone by – they do.
OK, I admit it. I confess, it’s white flag time. This appalling summer weather is all my fault.
It’s been amazing to see the reaction to the “expose” of the Wine Spectator awards system. Journalist and author Robin Goldstein put forward a wine list for an imaginary restaurant to the WS magazine which claims to help Americans “learn … Continue reading
I did consider saving this until tomorrow for a bit of Friday fun but then decided there’s no fun to be had here.
I’m going interactive with this clickable timeline to explore this blog and the Life through food Flickr group all in one place. Zoom in on the timeline to get greater detail or zoom out to see an overview of the … Continue reading
It’s not often that our PM makes it onto my blog – in fact I think this is a first. It could well be the last time too as I’m not sure I’ve ever heard him express any foodie preferences … Continue reading
OK, I’m starting to get a bit grumpy now. Following the many complaints and comments about the taste of the squeezy Marmite, I’ve been attempting to get some answers. First I called those responsible for the distinctive tea-time spread (Unilever). … Continue reading
That was the subject of debate on Radio 4s Today programme this morning. (Listen again here) Chef Rick Stein believes cooking should be considered as art. Taking the opposing view, art critic Tom Lubbock believes that food falls firmly into … Continue reading