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On making myself a smaller target for illness

I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions. I like the idea of being reflective, and giving serious thought as to how one might be able to do better in the year ahead, but, as a rule, I think they’re counterproductive, as they’re rarely kept, and just leave people feeling like shit. Perhaps more […]

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Where are the best potato skins?

As some of you no doubt know already, International Potato Skin Day (IPSD) is traditionally celebrated each February, on the Tuesday immediately preceding my birthday, which is on February 11. This year, the high-callorie holiday falls on Tuesday, February 8, which is tomorrow, and, in accordance with our tradition, I’m beginning to make our plans. […]

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Doubling down and packing on the weight

A few people, in the wake of last night’s post on Jamie Oliver and the so-called “food revolution” that he’s bringing to our shores, have demanded that, in the spirit of fairness, I put something up on the site about Kentucky Fried Chicken’s recent announcement that they’ll be going live with the Double Down – […]

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