Archive for March, 2016

Marching backwards

This weekend the Tories announced that government legislation on animal welfare standards in the food industry are to be abolished to become self-regulated by the farming industry itself. Privatised, you Read more [...]
guinness/chocolate cocktail

Friday Lush: Brown Eyed Girl

I know it's not Friday, but we can live in hope, my friends.  No, this is a St. Patrick's Day inspired Lush so we're a couple of days early here.  I hope you'll forgive me?  I'll make you one of these Read more [...]

Joni and Me

Rolling Stone called her 'one of the greatest songwriters ever', it seems fit to write about her today on International Women's Day. I first made Joni's acquaintance  in 1989, when I was working in Read more [...]
mum dawn

Where’s mum?

Take a look through the photos on your phone or camera, who’s in them?  If you’re a mother, there’s a strong possibility that it’s not you.  If this strikes a chord then I’m not sure if you Read more [...]