It should never be veganuary in this or any other month

An excellent article by food journalist, Joanna Blythman in the (Glasgow) Herald, whose thoughts reflect my own: Johnson clearly hasn’t been in control of his weight for years. It took coronavirus to make him realise that those extra stones he’s been carrying are a marker for poor metabolic health, which predisposes you to all sorts… Read more

The Johnson show is our bread and his circus

Having just returned from an appointment to receive a third vaccination jab at a local vaccination ‘centre’ – aka a large shed on an industrial estate, the place was absolutely heaving, with queues everywhere. When I enquired if this was normally the case the answer was no – this was the result of Johnson’s recorded… Read more

Ultra Processed Food and Health

Although it is rather removed from current Christmas Party preoccupations, I thought this article in the latest edition of the American magazine, Newsweek was impressive. It explains in devastating detail how America’s own food businesses are poisoning their own population. The article is actually very instructive and well worth reading in full. Probably the most… Read more

Sunak lying again about Brexit ‘advantages’

Yet another example of this politician’s problem is this indication of wine duties in the EU and the UK: I am amazed that Sunak could suggest that his alcohol duty alterations are a result of the ‘freedom’ of Brexit. Rather like Freeports, they are categorically not. It is a complete ‘terminological inexactitude’ – as Churchill… Read more