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Jeremy Cherfas

Agreed, kefir is a total doddle (though I don't do any of the variations that other people do). I do feel bad when I don't have anyone to give surplus grains to. Although yoghurt is more of a faff, it isn't that difficult, especially with a good thermometer and a vacuum flask.

Jeremy Cherfas

If mussels are “the oyster of the poor,” what were they when oysters were the oysters of the poor?

Jeremy Cherfas

Perhaps I'm old fashioned (no perhaps about it) but I am having a hard time seeing the value (to me) of Research Rabbit. As Ton says, it would just feed my inner collector.

Jeremy Cherfas

It may be Monday, it may even be Veganuary, but Eat This Newsletter happens not to be meatless today.

In this issue, nourishment from @JLewisStempel, @JSTOR_Daily, @ModFarm and @OurWorldInData.

Read it at https://buttondown.email/jeremycherfas/archive/eat-this-newsletter-173-januarys-point/

Jeremy Cherfas

Replied to a post on werd.io :

Ah, serendipity. To read, almost one after the other, David Sparks and Ben Werdmüller saying very similar things about the purpose of work. David had a great Walt Disney quote: “We don’t make movies to make money. We make money to make more movies.”

Jeremy Cherfas

A little late with the first Eat This Newsletter of the New Year, but my boss says that's OK.

Read it at https://buttondown.email/jeremycherfas/archive/eat-this-newsletter-172-policy-potato-and/ for thoughts on FOPLs, ag and food policy in the US and the UK, potato bread etc

Jeremy Cherfas

Replied to a post on werd.io :

Happy Birthday Ben. Such an interesting list. On a quick read, some of those things are already here (though perhaps not polished enough), some of them will never be here, and some of them ought to be here already. Thought-provoking.

Jeremy Cherfas

Maybe you really want to build your own, but if not, Newsblur is an RSS reader has an excellent ability to include email newsletters.

Jeremy Cherfas

When a human-powered transcript flows seamlessly from "tide disputes" to "Thai disputes" without once taking on board that "tides are these ecclesiastical taxes ...".

Jeremy Cherfas

I realise it is absurd to take to Twitter to wonder where are the blog carnivals of today, but ...

... where are the blog carnivals of today?

https://jeremycherfas.net/blog/weeding-mendels-garden-and-other-blog-carnivals