March 28th, 2020

Not So Difficult Really

The government has directed local councils to house all homeless people by tomorrow- and no doubt it will be done- even though the order came through as a simple dictat- without advice on how to do it or any extra money. When you need to do something as a matter of urgency you usually find you can do it- even if it's a thing you've been beating your breast about for decades.

Intractable problem: what intractable problem?

Waste Not, Want Not

You may know this already but I didn't.

It you're cooking leafy veg- like chard- macerate the stalks- between thumb and forefinger- before you cook it. This breaks down the fibres and means you don't have to discard the stalks either before or after chewing them for half an hour.