Build your own colosseum of gluttony
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Saturday 17 April 2010
Sunday 28 March 2010
Thursday 18 March 2010
Shocking news reaches us from the kitchens of Stowe School: carrot and coriander soup was on the menu. What on earth has happened to the standard of dinners in our public schools? Wasn't the British Empire built on a generation of young men force fed nothing more palatable than gruel and gristle? No wonder we appear to be in a condition of national decline when pupils are being served such decadent cuisine. What next? Caviar? Bread rolls? Cutlery?
Saturday 13 March 2010
Pretty much everyone thinks corporate payouts are excessive these days. But bonuses haven't been given their marching orders – they're overpaid, oversexed and still here.
Monday 01 March 2010
For the army of grow-your-own devotees, it is a moment of triumph that makes months of labour worthwhile – the harvest of a clutch of muddy carrots. That sense of green-fingered pride may fade rapidly, however, with the knowledge that it has been achieved at 15 times the cost of buying the same vegetables in a supermarket.
Thursday 28 January 2010
Saturday 16 January 2010
Saturday 16 January 2010
Tuesday 29 December 2009
A gooey, lumpy, grey mess on a cold plate, it was surrounded by watery carrots and what could have been mashed potato or perhaps cauliflower.
Sunday 06 December 2009
Sunday 18 October 2009
Wednesday 30 September 2009
The emerging new US strategy of greater engagement with Burma represents the biggest shift in Washington's policy since the imposition of sanctions more than a decade ago, in protest at the trampling of democracy by the military regime, and its flagrant abuses of human rights.
Thursday 10 September 2009
Sunday 06 September 2009
Thursday 20 August 2009
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