Monthly Archives: December 2010

Vegan chickweed pesto

There’s not that much growing at this time of year; but you will find fresh chickweed in UK gardens and allotments, even in the middle of the snow. It’s usually considered a weed, but in fact it’s edible, nutritious, and … Continue reading

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Cycling in snow & ice

In the cloakroom queue after seeing Leftfield last weekend, while London was still covered with snow, another punter spotted my bike pannier. “You’re cycling?” he asked in tones of mingled surprise and enthusiasm. “Wow!” “I’d far rather that than hanging … Continue reading

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