What to do with pickled cabbage?

Much in the same way that moving to France is forcing us to empty drawers and cupboards and reconsider the value of our numerous possessions, it has also required theĀ digging around in the back of the fridge and food cupboards for disregardedĀ packets of herbs, spices and other ingredients that need using up. The first unloved…

Car boot sales: one women’s junk is another’s treasure

Looking at all this stuff that needed to be gotten rid of, I had the genius idea that we should do a car boot sale. It will be great, I said. Rather than send it all to landfill (very bad) we could sell it, and whatever was left could be taken to the charity shop, I enthused.

10 reasons why we should stay in the EU

In 22 days, the adult population of the UK will be heading to the ballot box and making their views count as to whether we should be in. Or out. Never before in my life has my future, our future, the future of our country, been so dependent on an election. General Elections are important,…