An 80th Birthday

It might seem unusual to have a rock/pop band for an 80th Birthday, but the birthday boy has followed us for a number of years now so it seemed apt. The hotel it was held at was a great place. Top end of Heckmondwike; a place called Healds Hall. It was an early start asContinue reading “An 80th Birthday”

Do I miss meat?

I thought I’d answer some of the commonest questions and statements I get when I tell someone I’m vegetarian and have been over 20 years. I don’t eat meat, meat derivatives, nor do I appreciate cross-contamination of my food with meat and meat “juices”. Gelatine is a big no no, as is Carmine (E120), andContinue reading “Do I miss meat?”

Dear caterers…

Stop doing this. Now. Mixing various sandwiches on a platter so you get the visually appealing mix of colour is an absolute delight to see, but every vegetarian, every Jew or Muslim, and every allergy sufferer just steadily shakes their head and dives into their bag for the emergency muesli bar. I’m vegetarian. I don’tContinue reading “Dear caterers…”

Two new suits!

As you probably know if you follow me on Instagram or Twitter (@nomenloony on both) I’ve been on a bit of a weight loss kick. Since September last year I’ve lost 25kg in weight, starting at a rather hefty 113kg with a 50″ chest and 42″ waist, and looking like this: To a rather svelteContinue reading “Two new suits!”