Off the Shelf: Ray Mears, My Outdoor Life

Off the Shelf: Ray Mears, My Outdoor Life

Fresh from being behind schedule on my quest to read a unread book from my library every month this year, I have caught up a bit. For April’s book I chose Ray Mears: My Outdoor Life, the autobiography of a man synonymous with survival skills, although he prefers the...
Increasing the vitamin D content of mushrooms

Increasing the vitamin D content of mushrooms

In his promotional activities for his new book, How to Eat Better, James Wong has been tweeting little bursts of advice on how to increase the nutritional benefits of the food that you eat. One such piece of advice, tweeted at the end of February, caught my eye. It...
On the Shelf: Just Vegetating

On the Shelf: Just Vegetating

I’ve got a little behind in my project to read one of the unread books on my shelf each month. Or, at least, I’ve got a little bit behind in publishing the results! My book for March was Just Vegetating: A Memoir, by Joy Larkcom. I eagerly awaited its publication in...

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