Tag Archives: food

Odd One Out?

Gypsies, a Turkey, a pan of French Fries, and the Kings of Leon

Which is the odd-one out: gypsies, turkeys, french fries, or the Kings of Leon? It’s a simple riddle, but it’s still better than whatever you’ve gotten out of your cracker. Continue reading

Hello 2013: My Birthday

A tealight candle burning in the dark.

Dan managed to spend the afternoon of his birthday away from his computer and in the pub… but only because his office caught fire! This, and more from Dan’s early-January trip to London. Continue reading

Hello 2013: Goodbye 2012

Ruth's pregnancy test, showing "pregnant".

In a belated blog post, Dan looks back on 2012, and describes it as one of the hardest years of his life. Continue reading

Edinburgh 2012 – Day Four

(Veggie) haggis stovie (in a mug), a bowl of oatcakes, and a pint of beer.

Dan, Ruth and JTA trek out to Leith and get very wet. And play disappointing board games. But they do get some good beer and delicious food. Continue reading

On This Day In 2005


On this day in 2005, Dan received an unusual parcel. No, you’re not reading the same post twice… this is not a fault… just deja vu! Continue reading

The Meats I Miss


After a year and a bit of being vegetarian, Dan looks back and considers the things that he misses more or less than he expected from eating meat. Continue reading

Village Of The Bunnies

To celebrate his birthday, Dan is joined by Ruth in an effort to construct a diorama of a gingerbread village under assault from enormous gelatinous bunny rabbits. Alcohol may have been involved. Continue reading



This blog post is about Marmite. Continue reading

Meat To Please You


Dan asks vegetarians, “What’s with the fake meat?”, while musing on what unicorn might tastes like. Continue reading

How Can You Have Any Pudding If You Don’t Eat Your Meat?


To those of you that don’t know already, I have a confession to make. After years of picking holes in and finding flaws in their various ethical or other arguments and of mocking their dietary choices, I’ve become… a vegetarian. Okay, this probably wasn’t actually… Continue reading