Is a lack of pressure to blame for World Cup exits?
For those of you who are football fans, many of the results from the group stages of the World Cup such as past winners Italy and France exiting from the competition at this early stage will have come as a surprise. Other countries (including England) have not lived up to the promise of the qualifying […]
What is the connection between custard and football?
Not the two things with the most obvious of connections I agree, but bear with me. Spare a thought if you will for all of those body parts that are going to get bashed, smashed and generally knocked around for the next few weeks. I am of course, referring to the hands, shins and other, […]
A chocolate fountain to teach changes of state
Heston Blumenthal’s new series started on Channel 4 last night – and what a great start to what looks like a magical journey into the appliance of science to cooking. Heston is somewhat of a hero to me as he combines two of my favourite things: food and science. He makes amazing, fantastical food and […]