Monthly Archives: June 2013

Mourning the Bees; or, Monsanto’s Evil Plan to Control the World’s Food Supply

See this article: Russia suggests that war may be necessary to stop Monsanto Here’s the plan, from Monsanto’s point of view: 1. Develop GM feeds that don’t need pollinators. Everyone was expected to buy these; marketed as plants that don’t … Continue reading

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Appleby Fair 2013; or Gypsy Week in Eden

Appleby Fair is back again*, for the 328th time (that’s a guess; it’s been going since 1685). According to the Daily Mail, it’s a convergence of ‘around 40,000 travellers from around the world’. Yet another good reason why not to … Continue reading

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Jaffa Cakes vs Jaffa Cake Bars

Observe the Jaffa Cake. Dry, staleish sponge under a sharply orange sticky jelly, and everything topped with dark chocolate. Apart from tasting good, there are some textural pleasures to be had from these. (The world is divided into two kinds … Continue reading

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