Posts Tagged ‘food’

Has another bogus theory has been thrown out there? Is it keeping us from the truth? It’s being reported this week that experts at the British Medical Journal are saying that you shouldn’t finish an entire course of prescribed antibiotics. They they say that reducing the use of antibiotics is essential to help fight the […]


Humans can learn a lot from computers. Computers, since they operate by logical processes and don’t question things, will process nonsensical, input data and produce nonsensical, output. In computer science they have an acronym for this, GIGO. It stands for “Garbage In, Garbage Out”. When you think about it, lots of things work this way. […]


Superbugs will kill someone every three seconds by 2050. That’s according to a global review, published by Lord Jim O’Neill. The problem is, bugs are becoming resistant to antibiotics. The reason is that farm animals are being fed antibiotics. Those drugs are ending up in OUR food. We’re now all on antibiotics so superbugs are […]


Food Poisoning

02Nov14

There are some basic un-written rules of life that just shouldn’t be messed with. The first one is that if a pub does food, it should go without saying that one of the items in the menu will be “fish ’n’ chips”. Pubs and fish ’n’ chips are both British institutions so it makes sense […]


What’s wrong with plates? When you order food out these days you’re served expensive children’s portions arranged by an interior decorator. Being over-charged and under-fed is one thing but now you don’t even get a plate! Over the last three months I’ve eaten swordfish off a tin tray, chips off a rock, scampi from a […]


Curry Favour

13May14

“You can’t eat Indian food for EVERY meal” is what Julie said to me when I told her that if I had my own way, that’s what I’d do. Hey, it’s Britain’s national dish! London now has more Indian restaurants than Mumbai or Delhi. It’s because of this that in our on-going quest to find […]