Early Winter visitor

As is traditional, the annual appearance of Christmas tat on the shelves get earlier each year. It’s not unusual to see the first Christmas cards of the year on display in early September, while it is still reasonably warm and sunny. I’m very much of a...

Come and get it

Tentacles and spiders legs, Goblin’s farts and rotten eggs, Bogey pies and Dragon’s snouts, Mouldy fleas and Brussel sprouts, Cobweb flan and bats on toast, Spicy warts and sautéed ghost, Toenails in a Marmite sauce, cabbage trifle, second course; Line up, line up,...