The Norfolk Show 2012

The Norfolk Show 2012Last year I wrote a post entitled The Not Norfolk Show based on my experience from working one day in the food hall at the show. My beef back then was that the hall was mostly filled with producers and commercial outfits selling goods produced far out of Norfolk. Having just gone back to read it it’s funny how I comment that next year I would definitely go back as a visitor. Who would of...
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Ten out of ten from eight point nine.If you’re a regular reader then you’ll know I spend a lot of time pointing out bad customer service and engagement so it’s only fair that I bring you good examples too. As a coffee snob I like to use the artisan coffee blenders EightPointNine whose great new service allows me to blend coffee just as I like it, name it, and then they post it to me. It was my father in law’s...
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It’s been a while…

It’s been a while…So it’s been a while since my last post. Have I got nothing to say? Nope (well yes), I keep thinking of no end of ideas of posts but it’s simply been a lack of time for various reasons I’ll detail below. Last month I thought to myself “Christmas is coming that’s a great time to catch up on blogging” or catch up on this or that and a whole number of things but...
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The Not Norfolk Show

The Not Norfolk ShowI was at the Royal Norfolk Show this year helping on a client’s stand in the food hall. It’s actually the first time I’ve been (for various reasons) but next year I definitely want to go along as a visitor. I had a long tiring day but learnt a lot and enjoyed it. Now maybe my view was some what unfairly biased by working in the food hall and not getting to see much outside but...
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Here today, scone tomorrow – ASDA Fail! * Photo courtesy of Jac Meldrum My sister gets married in a couple of weeks. On a very tight budget her and her husband to be have been busy making preparations and organising their wedding. For the bit where you have more guests they are having cream teas and that requires scones, lots of scones I guess around 500 ish scones, a lot anyway! My sister approached their local ASDA some time ago to...
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Latvian food Pt 1 – The SupermarketDespite a 7 year association with Latvia every time I travel to Latvia one thing that can always be guaranteed are new food discoveries as well as being reunited with some old favourites. Food is very important here and the making of it an equally social occasion as eating it. Within minutes of arrival we were off to the local supermarket (Maxima) to get general provisions. I always enjoy...
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