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What a performance

So the old adage goes, you get what you pay for.  That’s why my wife and I tend to pay a bit more when we go out for a meal; we like good food, and prefer to eat out less … Continue reading

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Famous doesn’t equate to fabulous – a restaurant review

I had a broken childhood.  My legal advisors have encouraged me to quickly point out, as my parents read this, that I don’t mean I suffered any abuse or neglect (assuming you don’t count their cooking in either category anyway).  … Continue reading

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Less haste for more speed

Put your hand up when I mention your favourite car.  DB9?  M5?  SLK?  R8?  911?  Murcielago?  Prius? No, it’s not a Prius, because you don’t use a manufactured first name, live in California and have a dozen other cars that … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas is meat

What does a vegetarian eat at Christmas?  And Thanksgiving, for any Americans reading this.  Christmas is a time of roast dinners, of three types of meat and seventeen vegetables.  My wife has said the last two years that she is happy … Continue reading

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Nothing with a face

I have heard it said that the biggest temptation to a born-again vegetarian is bacon.  I don’t know what it is about the smell of frying bacon, but I agree it is one of the most attractive odours known to … Continue reading

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Just give me a minute

It’s been a little while since my last post.  This is not laziness on my part, in fact far from it; I just have literally had no free time to write.  I took up blogging in part because I wanted … Continue reading

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