Window Wednesday — Home

(Forgive me, this one is more wordy than usual!) It is funny isn’t it, how sometimes something can occur to you, not in a thunderbolt kind of way but in a more gradual way.   A sort of drip feed realisation over time. For years I have thought that our house made me unhappy, an

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#GBBO inspired Savarin

It goes without saying that should Paul Hollywood ever come across this picture he won’t know where to start.  Not in a “yum, that looks so tasty, shall I have the cream, the fruit or the delicious looking cake first” kinda way.   But more of a “how the hell have you created that from

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7 things I have learnt since I started drinking gin

Yesterday was International Gin and Tonic Day so I thought I would mark this occasion in the week with sharing some fun facts about gin. Since starting to drink a few years ago I have learned more and more about it, as a wine buff might learn about vineyards, I have been learning about distilleries.

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Window Wednesday — Winchester Cathedral

The window above might be one of the most impressive windows I have ever seen.  And Winchester Cathedral might be one of the most impressive buildings I have ever entered, it being one of the largest cathedrals in Europe.   Even back in the day (and I am talking 1500 years) ago it was a place

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The Ched Evans Case

It was a dark day yesterday.   With the returning of a not guilty verdict in the Ched Evans Case it seems the British judiciary has taken a nasty turn. A man formally convicted of rape has had his sentence overturned by his lawyers throwing the victim under a bus.  Lawyers paid for by his

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Unilever and Tesco

I was going to start this blog post with a bit about Unilever’s massive profits so I googled “Unilever Profit 2015” and up popped their entire published financial statement for the year.   It made for interesting reading until I got to the point where the CEO said We are further strengthening our innovation funnel

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