Archive for chocolate
It doens’t hurt to be nice to your employees. Or, failing that, just give them chocolates and Bill Bailey DVDs.
Welcome to 175 Stroud Green Road, a house with an important little role in the history of chocolate and Doctor Who. Currently the middle of a run of three houses that has a Sainsbury’s in their ground floor, it was back in the 1880s home to George Osborne Barratt and his family. The confectionery firm […]
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News from the University of Montana: A new paper co-written by a University of Montana associate professor indicates air pollution can physically harm the brains of otherwise perfectly healthy children … [and] 2 common foods may help mitigate that damage. I think you can guess what those two are. (Though are either chocolate or broccoli […]
A study says so; it must be true: In general, how people perceive taste is influenced by many factors unrelated to the actual food. Past studies have shown that the color of the plate, the price on a bottle of wine, and the verbal description of food can affect people’s enjoyment of dishes and drinks […]
Actually, the graph has been doing the rounds for a while, but so what? Hooray! Best news I’ve read in years…BBC News – Does chocolate make you clever? bbc.in/SV7dvD — Martin Horwood (@MartinChelt) November 18, 2012
Earlier today I went to the 2012 version of the chocolate fair which rounds off Chocolate Week. This time the event was in a large basement near Covent Garden; it looks like the event is going from strength to strength. I was also impressed by the coolness of the IT support staff – not to […]
My list of favourite Charles Dickens quotes has now expanded from one to two with this: There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
I’d forgotten what a pernicious security loophole chocolate opens up on our computers. It’s only disappointing to see to that in the three and a half years now no-one has demanded a ban on chocolate as the only way to secure our internet against paedophiles, the Mafia, internet pirate, the Chinese and the WI.