As I settled down to my hearty bowl of porridge the other morning, my eyes strayed casually to the cereal box in front of me and as I fixed my gaze once again upon his taught torso, I experienced the sudden realisation that the The Scott's Porage Oats Man and I, actually go back a very, very long way. You see it all started in the small Cotswold town of Witney in 1976, when I got my first job at the ripe old age of 13, a paper round for which I slaved for the princely sum of
As one of my 2018 mid-life crisis resolutions was to be more spontaneous and random, on a whim I called upon two simarly like-minded friends to drag themselves out of their toasty homes on a bitterly cold January evening and accompany me to the tiny fishing village of Burghead on the north-east Scottish coast. The conversation had gone something like this. "Do you fancy coming to the Burning of the Clavie festival in Burghead?" "What's it about? Is it Viking?" "I dont reall
Well a belated Happy New Year, I hope you had a good one and that life is kind to you in 2018. As one of my resolutions was to put fingers to keyboard more often, I thought I would start the year with a little sharing and as it appears to be Vegan January or "Veganuary", I thought I would share a few insights into this mysterious world, just in case you're thinking of giving it a go. For those who know me well and who have patiently put up with my idiosyncrasies, fads, envir
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