A Barbecue Is What You Buy When You Want It To Rain

We might consider this to be the new European upgrade to the older British thought, that an umbrella is what you leave at home...

WRAP – The Government – Really Doesn’t Understand Toast

We have a government department - OK, a quango financed by government - which seems not to understand the basics of toast. For they're...

Food as a Form of Medicine

For most of humankind's existence, food has been a source of fuel, of calories. Humans as hunter-gatherers had to live on whatever meat they...

Huzzah! We’ve Solved Death By Becoming Vegetarians

It's not unusual for us to have a report which insists that if only we do this or that - say, we all grout...

Seems Reasonable, Swiss Reject Even Higher Food Prices To Protect Farmers

The Swiss have voted in a couple of referenda on the subject of whether food prices should be even higher in that country in...

The Value Of Food Imports – Weather Makes British Food 5% More Expensive

We're told in those usual tones of shock and horror that British grown food is likely to rise in price by about 5% this...

Indian Government Buys Sugar Farmer Votes By Borking Sugar Mills

To explain this part of Indian economic management it's only necessary to understand that growing sugar cane is a small scale farm matter. Sugar...