Christmas vegan dinner… or eat your roux with a difference

Lots of people have asked me to blog about this year's Christmas dinner. I intended this year's Christmas feast to be a celebration of vegan food, with imaginative and delicious differences in each dish.But you know what happens, by half three you have had four gins and a couple of ports plus some dodgy homemade …

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I got those viral infection blues. Thank goodness for cats.

It doesn't matter what you call it: flu, man flu, fever, viral infection - it's not serious, there's not much you can do about it, but it feels miserable. Symptoms include a high temperature, fatigue, headache, sneezing, coughing, diarrhea, abdominal pain, sore throat. I have all of these symptoms, plus aching joints, aching ears, swollen …

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