Category Archives: Supermarkets

French Farce…

Stuffed peppers have steadfastly kept their place in my pantheon of “least favourite dishes” As I grow older I have found  so many “least favourite dishes” that I am searching for a new duo of comparative and superlative to replace “lesser” and “least”; I … Continue reading

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Bottom draw, bottom line…

There’s an unfortunate link between “anally retentive” and “bottom draw”. Both suggest neatness, order and a dislike of “shit” all over the place. A place for everything and everything in its place. Nigel Slater, #realnigelslater, tweeted yesterday that a draw … Continue reading

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Miss Labelling 2013

The joy of stuffing one’s face with chocolate and champagne, which Valentine’s Day offers, acts as an unusual curtain-raiser to the austerity of Lent. Only the thorns on the stems of the garage bought roses seem appropriate, unless smart lingerie shops … Continue reading

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Breaking bad….so nearly..

Buying one or two of something that is inexpensive will raise an eyebrow, given that such an object will even be available on a unitary basis. Ever looked for “a” sheet of paper, “a” safety pin, “a”razor blade. Take one … Continue reading

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