In our little Yorkshire village, the sense of community pride is such that every garden is filled with flowers and manicured to within an inch of its life, the lanes are spotless, […]
What are they thinking, those litterbugs, when they drop their rubbish in the park or at the side of the road or in the river? Obviously, they aren’t thinking at all, so […]
All the plastic bags, bottles and rubbish we casually throw in the gutter end up our streams, rivers, lakes and oceans. We have to take personal responsibility for our litter, or we […]
The argument over what constitutes an authentic Salade Niçoise continues to rage. Today, I’m adding fuel to the fire, as I continue my search for new salmon recipes.
I’ve been exploring different ways to serve salmon, as we move away from red meat in our diet.
As we drive about England on our regular visits, we marvel at the landscape. For such a tiny island, England certainly has some amazing visual contrasts.
In 250 articles written since this blogging adventure started in December 2012, the top, top, top post has been EGGS: BENEDICT, FLORENTINE AND ROYALE in January 2013 with nearly 40,000 readers.
This week, in Biblical* terms, I’ve reached seven years beyond my allotted span and yet I’m still going strong, creative writing juices flowing, new ideas bursting forth.
In late winter, in a small corner of England’s largest county, delicious bright pink rhubarb stalks are grown entirely in the dark and harvested by candlelight.
Almost 200 doggie paintings, sculptures and ephemera are scattered about one of Britain’s grandest stately homes, and the exhibition is great fun.