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I've always loved a decent chicken soup, especially when I've got a cold, or it's cold weather, but when I make one it tastes good and actually contains things other than chicken that are known to be beneficial Chicken wings are ideal, they're cheap and...

I think one-day ‘bargains’ switch on some people’s ‘seeking’, competitive drive. The feeling of achievement comes from beating other people at the race. There’s also the ‘joining in’ aspect that’s so powerful in those who need other’s approval- society...

For the weekend it would be great in both or either Antwerp or Rotterdam. Pleasant in Rotterdam you could sail between excellent museums on those taxi boats, have lunch at their excellent fascinating modern food market, enjoy the walk along the river...

If asked to reflect upon the horrors of the Holocaust, what would you think of first? Perhaps you will automatically call to mind Nazis, Hitler, or the Diary of a Young Girl. Maybe you’ll recall stories of the infamous concentration camp, Auschwitz, a...

Contemplate the works of nature There is for a free man no occupation more worthy and delightful than to contemplate the beauteous works of nature and honour the infinite wisdom and goodness of God. Over 150 years ago, King Wilhelm 1 of Württemberg, a...

In a time that the old people still remember it was a habit among Germans in the Baltics, that if you visited your neighbour - where you couldn't announce your intention as nobody had a phone- you were bound by convention to bring along a certain sort...

In our class-damaged society it somehow seems acceptable to describe certain behaviours amongst the upper classes as "eccentric". If we were discussing working class people this would be far less likely to be the case. Instead, other adjectives would...

London is the global centre for oligarchs, kleptocrats, financial opportunists, tax avoiders, 'dark money' specialists, who all utilise the City of London as their money laundering centre. Had it not been for this, we would not see the distinct division...

We've had a fair bit of rain recently and I struggled to get out and plant up my pots with the tulips I had bought. I also wanted to take out a Hot Lips Salvia that had completely covered the path, I was just going to cut it back but it has become rather...

I have always loved a decent chicken soup, especially when I've got a cold, or it's cold weather, but when I make one it tastes good and actually contains things other than chicken that are known to be beneficial Chicken wings are ideal, they're cheap...

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