You have eaten cheese of course – but have you ever tasted it?

       Cheese making is an art, a historic and ancient craft no less. It is of course a way of using and preserving milk, concentrating & coagulating the protein, and giving it a relatively long life. The skill in cheesemaking involves creation of a product with fairly consistent specific taste, texture, smell, and looks. A […]

American Amanda Knox NOT guilty of Murder – Italian Justice in turmoil?

THE REAL VICTIM   Well, well, well, in one of the most bizarre twists one could imagine in any criminal trial, Amanda Knox has now been acquitted of involvement in the murder in Italy eight years ago of her flatmate Meredith Kercher (a twenty-one year old Londoner)  – this judgment squashing the conviction, came in […]

Meredith Kercher murder trial after 7 long years– Italian justice?

THE REAL VICTIM   Nobody knows the name of Meredith Kercher do they? She was a twenty-one year old Londoner shockingly  murdered in Italy seven years ago. Mention though the name of another similar aged young woman at the time Amanda Knox, an American, and people will recall it well. She is one of those […]

England’s WORLD Cup Disaster – did YOU see it coming?

In case you were in any doubt England are out of the 2014 Rio World Cup, eliminated after two lost football games in Group D. Following their third and final match on Tuesday they will be heading back to Blighty, doubtless to a non-hero’s welcome, after our worst performance EVER at the Finals!. Yesterday the […]

Amanda Knox convicted murderer – Innocent Victim or Guilty Manipulator?

THE REAL VICTIM The name Amanda Knox is widely known in America, is familiar in England, and rubbished in Italy. She, along with two men, was convicted of a 2007 murder in Italy. The name Meredith Kercher however is hardly recognised anywhere. This was the young 21 year old exchange student from London who was […]