Category: food

THE FORCE IS STRONG IN HERE…OXFORD’S EXAM SCHOOLS GO ROGUE — Oxford Today

Why are Star Wars stormtroopers on patrol where generations of undergraduates have passed through the final ordeal of their student lives?

WHAT IF WE ALL TURNED VEGAN BY 2050? — Oxford Today

It’s the way to beat climate change, argues Dr Marco Springmann, James Martin fellow at Oxford University’s Future of Food Programme.

CHILD’S PLAY — Red

For the latest issue of Red magazine, I wrote an essay for the food pages about cooking like a child.  

MOTHER’S PRIDE – NOVEMBER — The Oxford Times

In my column on Oxfordshire family life for November – a review of a kids’ cookery class with Jericho Kitchen, and can you answer my son’s questions about Santa?  

PARTY LIKE IT’S 1986! — Prima

Thirty years ago, the first issue of Prima appeared on the newsstands. It was a pre-digital world but, while some things have changed dramatically, a few highlights (ah, Madonna!) remain… This was such a fun feature to write!  

MOTHER’S PRIDE — THE OXFORD TIMES

In August’s column, I wrote about the joys of Rectory Farm pick-your-own, where you can watch your children running through fields eating raspberries and you feel like you’re one of those families you see in adverts.

THE OXFORD PROFESSOR WHO WARNS THAT SITTING IS THE NEW SMOKING — Oxford Today

Eminent NHS physician and health policy influencer Sir Muir Gray is on a crusade to get people to work standing up instead of sitting down to improve their health. He himself is in his 70s and works in his north Oxford home at a standing desk. Click here to read my interview with the inspiring […]

OXFORD CITY CENTRE GETS A BIG SPRUCE-UP

When people find out Oxford is about to get its very own John Lewis store, they tend to be thrilled, but also a bit bemused. Oxford has a long history of not quite being a ‘proper’ city centre, with high streets lined by big-name shops…

HOW TO MAKE GINGERBREAD MEN (AND WOMEN, ANIMALS, ROCKETS ETC) — Mumfidential

My son begged me to make gingerbread after falling in love with the fairy tale of The Gingerbread Man. He cannot get enough of the idea of a biscuit with a life of its own…

HOME IS THE CENTRE OF MY LIFE — Psychologies

Meet author, blogger and maker Jane Brocket, whose Berkshire home is a riot of inventive colour and ever-changing craft projects.   Read the feature in July’s Psychologies magazine

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