Entries by Jane Peyton from 01/2012

Where Are All the Women Brewers?

| Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

It's a golden age for brewing with more than 840 breweries beavering away to produce our national drink. But my elation was slightly muted when I worked out how many of those breweries had female brewers. Less than 2%.

How Singing Can Reduce the NHS Budget

| Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Mr Lansley how about allocating some of the health budget to the installation of karaoke booths in every community hall in the land. Just think of all the money that could be saved overall when the feel-good factor of singing translates into a healthier population. After all as the saying goes 'He who sings frightens away all his ills'.

Cider is Back - Big Time

| Posted 01.19.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If Eddie & Joe Grundy from The Archers are reading this - I have a few friends who long to join your cider club. It's true that five years ago they would have thought cider was something that only characters in Thomas Hardy novels and school kids in bus shelters consumed, but today cider is back big time.