Slow Eating

There is a lot talked about Slow Food and the Slow Food Movement. It was, in fact, the genesis of the modern Slow Movement. Unlike other slow movements, it has a figurehead (Carlo Petrini), its own website ( and many “officially” sanctioned organisations around the globe. The Slow Food Movement seems to be mainly concerned [...] Read more »

Practical Idling #2: Adventures in Baking Bread Pt1

Over the weekend I was catching up on the new River Cottage TV series, River Cottage: Summers Here. I am a terrible armchair downsizers, I watch all these TV shows and read the books and then don’t do anything about it! I remember starting “The Slow Guide to Downsizing” way back in October last year, [...] Read more »