I often receive press releases about the parlous state of child nutrition in the UK: the rise in obesity, reports about how children can’t cook and have no interest in learning, and criticism of our modern food technology syllabus.
I’ve just joined WISE, an organisation that encourages people in industry and education to increase the participation and success of women in science (hence the acronym WISE), technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Ratings and awards help us to eat out safely and healthily
Eating out used to be, and for many still is, a luxury. Maybe, you choose a place to eat because you have heard great things about the food or the atmosphere. Maybe you are looking to have a nice meal out on a budget
Boo! If you’ve been on social media lately, amid the plentiful seasonal adverts for pumpkins and cheap Hallowe’en costumes, you may have spotted some of the stark statistics that highlight how much waste is created at this time of year.
Ipswich Town fan Zach Ward says: ‘Nelson’s fiction has made Mick’s job easy for the East Anglian derby’
I would like to put on record my thanks to Norwich City striker Nélson Oliveira. He has given Mick McCarthy possibly the easiest team talk of his career for the East Anglian Derby on Sunday (Sky Sports Football, 12pm).
Now that summer’s a dim and distant memory, and school’s back in session, I’d like to spare a kind thought for the folks who teach our kids. According to a spate of articles in the dailies, hundreds of talented teachers leave the classroom annually.
The ethical values of coffee shop chains have been highlighted over the last few years in tandem with their proliferation on the High Street: both Starbucks and Caffè Nero have been called to account over their tax avoidance and research carried out by the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, into the Fairtrade scheme found that the Fairtrade Foundation is unable to ensure that all workers get paid a living wage.