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Buying human

It strikes me that both obesity and the constant need to buy new things can, in some part, be traced back to the lack of connection and meaning that is so often the mark of mass consumerism. We crave more food, more clothes, more everything, because we live with a sense that our appetites are never quite satisfied.

So this is by way of a salute to that small but growing band of entrepreneurs who understand that passion, meaning, friendship, connection – all those qualities that define the best of what it is to be human – can also be good business. Continue reading

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More joy of food and drink

Recent experiences of tasting menus have inspired us to challenge sommeliers to come up with non-alcoholic pairings. Twice now they have responded with such a genuine sense of interest and enjoyment (and last night Paul got his drinks for free!) … Continue reading

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The joy of food and drink

Food – it is so easy to relate to what we eat in terms of necessity, habit and craving, to forget to savour the experience, the flavours, the textures, the provenance, the effort, the artistry. Whilst it would seem to … Continue reading

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