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A Bit Of A Rant On A Slight Segway

26/02/2013 11:08:00

A Slightly Off Topic Rant... but there's a point, I promise... I don't normally use this blog to have a bit of a rant, so I hope you will forgive me for the lapse. But I just ate a late breakfast (having overslept and dashed the kids off to school before even really waking up) and while flicking channels and eating scrambled egg, I happened upon James Martin's second series of Operation Hospital Food. I got totally sucked in and by the end of the piece I was really, really cross. For...

Call To Action - SOS School Food

Call To Action - SOS School Food

30/11/2012 11:13:00

CALL TO ACTION - CAN YOU PLEASE SPEND 1-2 MINUTES TO HELP TO PROTECT SCHOOL FOOD? As you may know, Michael Gove asked the Dimblebys from Leon restaurant chain to draw up another school food plan. Whether you consider this a stalling tactic on his part or a valid process, we should still contribute. They can only use the information which is out there to format their plan, whether it is research evidence or us telling them our opinions. We can't complain about the outcome if we don't...

Katie's Krops - A Truly Inspirational Child

Katie's Krops - A Truly Inspirational Child

29/09/2011 10:11:00

Katie's Krops - A Truly Inspirational Child If you have moments where you think getting kids to eat, grow and cook is a mountain too high, you need a bit of inspiration, to know it is possible. Well it doesn't get much more inspiring than this. When Katie was 9 years old she brought a tiny cabbage seedling home from school and planted it in her backyard. It grew and grew until it weighed 40lbs, and Katie donated it to a local soup kitchen where it fed 275 hungry people. Katie was hoo...

Fab Pumpkin Growing

Fab Pumpkin Growing

03/11/2010 10:18:00

Fab Pumpkin Growing Now that Halloween is over, and the candles in the spooky pumpkins have melted away, you've trawled the internet for 101 ways to cook pumpkin that isn't pumpkin soup, and you've roasted and scoffed your seeds, you may be thinking that you could manage an even bigger pumpkin next year. And the best way to get a truly impressive pumpkin is to grow your own. Growing your own pumpkin is not difficult. They need a fair bit of space, a little bit of knowledge (not muc...

Coco Pops Update

02/03/2010 21:27:00

Coco Pops Update   Just a quick update to say that Kelloggs appear to have accepted the fact that the campaign was unpopular and have agreed to take the ads down.   For more information see this blog entry by my brilliant twitter friend Jackie Schneider.   If you see the ads still up near you, please let Jackie know. She is totally on the case!...