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Marrowfat Pea Soup

Marrowfat Pea Soup

This marrowfat pea soup is made with quick-boil packets of marrowfat peas, garlic and herbs, topped with a swirl of creme fraiche and cracked black pepper.

We Need to Treat This Like a War

We Need to Treat This Like a War

My heart goes out to the victims of the recent bombing in Manchester and their families and friends. There aren’t any words big enough to express the awfulness of it all.

Quinoa Porridge with Caramelized Bananas

Quinoa Porridge with Caramelized Bananas

A simple breakfast of quinoa in almond milk and maple syrup with fried bananas topped with some more maple syrup.

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The New NMH Must Be Indisputably Secularist

The New NMH Must Be Indisputably Secularist

I was raised Catholic and I have a deep love and respect for the religion. But I don’t believe that the Sisters of Charity should be the owners of the new National Maternity Hospital. I believe this serves neither the best interests of patients or 

Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay

I’ve never been to Chesapeake Bay. I like the sound of it – the name.

Can We Get This Kind of Policy Reporting?

Can We Get This Kind of Policy Reporting?

So, as I’m sure you’re aware, the first round of the Presidential elections in France are at the end of this week. I wanted to get a better idea of what the main candidates stood for and I found this excellent piece in Le Monde. Continue reading Can We Get This Kind of Policy Reporting?