Monthly Archives: July 2012

Foie gras

A friend has announced that he’s brought me back some foie gras from his holiday in the Perigord. Well, I shall be searching for the ‘made without cruelty’ sticker before I tuck in.  I don’t think it’s all made by … Continue reading

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Eco show

I notice the government is launching a campaign to encourage shops to distribute fewer plastic bags.  I bought a packet of crisps in an up market Bath sandwich bar last week and was asked if I needed a bag to … Continue reading

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Damp Beatles

A bloke came up to me in the street and said he was fed up with reading about my Caribbean holidays in this column. Well, all I can say is he must have been looking at back issues because I … Continue reading

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Turkmen carpets

I visited a carpet super store at the weekend and spent about an hour looking through endless swatches on the theme of beige. Altogether a rather dull experience. But it brought to mind the time when the Natural Theatre Company … Continue reading

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