A Phoney War

10th February 2016

I’ve just put the phone down on one of those annoying calls...

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Return of the Milk Lake

10th February 2016

When I was but a small boy growing up in Lancashire in...

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Scenes from a Hospital Bed

10th February 2016

I’m writing this column from a hospital bed. Don’t worry, it’s nothing...

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Eating on a Budget

10th February 2016

All this talk of real food, of butchers, fishmongers and top quality...

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Spelt and Barley

10th July 2015

I don’t know who first took a load of grains from a...

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Rye – an alternative to Wheat?

7th July 2015

Wheat doesn’t grow very easily in Cumbria. We’re too cold and too...

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