The Urban Canteen

I have the utmost respect for chefs. It’s a difficult and stressful job which requires hard physical and mental work in the kitchen, often at odd unsocial hours. They are…

VE Day 2020

Yesterday (8th May) marked the 75th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe, also known as VE Day. Even on a beautiful sunny day, people remained resilient…

Fruit-picking

I posted this picture yesterday of Audrey foraging blackberries a couple years back and a had a couple of thoughts about this. Stockpiling has made us think harder about food,…