Sheep Reaction Game

This is my latest little time waster and, weirdly, seems to involve sheep again!

In  a section of the BBC website about sleep they say: “Tiredness can affect your reaction times. See how alert you are with this game and test the impact of a cup of tea or coffee on your performance“.  Sheep Dash

Now I don’t really need any more excuses to turn on the kettle but it sounded quite fun so I had a go and I went from ‘Sluggish Snail’ to ‘Bobbing Bobcat’ after my caffeine fix! Of course, it is completely addictive and I’m now aiming for the ultimate prize ‘Turbo-charged cheetah’.  Really must get on with some work…anyone for a cuppa?!

Posted under Just for Fun

This post was written by Lucy on November 3, 2008

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November: What’s Good to Eat?

Food to feast on this month:

VEGETABLES

artichoke | beetroot | celeriac | celery | chicory | jerusalem artichoke | kale | kohlrabi | leeks | parsnips | potatoes (maincrop) | pumpkin | swede | turnips | wild mushrooms

FRUIT & NUTS

apples | chestnuts | cranberries | elderberries | passion fruit | pears | quince | walnuts

MEAT

duck | goose | grouse | guinea fowl | hare | partridge | pheasant | rabbit | venison | wood pigeon

FISH & SEAFOOD

brill | clams | haddock | halibut | hake | john dory | lemon sole | lobster | monkfish | mussels | oysters | plaice | scallops | sea bass | squid | turbot

For more information and recipe ideas, visit Eat The Seasons.

There are several good reasons why we should eat food that’s grown locally and is in season:

  1. it tastes nicer
  2. it’s often cheaper
  3. it’s a way of supporting your local economy
  4. it goes some way to reduce the amount of energy needed to grow and transport your food (and help reduce your carbon footprint)

Posted under Food, Seasons

This post was written by Lucy on November 1, 2008

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