Why Keith Floyd will be sorely missed

So Keith Floyd has passed onto the great vineyard in the sky. It often seems to be the way that two famous people die on the same day: and so it is that Floyd turns up his toes on the same day as Patrick Swayze. Maybe it’s the parochial nature of Floyd being British, maybe it’s because I’ve barely seen […]

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Local food for local people

The above beach is the view 5 metres from my front door while on holiday. Nice, eh? Anyway, the point about this post is that Cornwall seems to be a law unto itself, when it comes to produce. One of the advantages of coming somewhere like Cornwall is that the fish in all the restaurants is all local and caught […]

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A Taste Of My Life – genius programming

In a world of celebrity where no-one famous appears on any medium without having something to plug, the current series of A Taste Of My Life on BBC2, fronted by the god-like Nigel Slater is an oasis among a sea of mediocrity and vapidity. The format is very simple. Nigel Slater talks to someone famous about their life and the […]

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