But for Pancake Day only on February 25, Maccies fans can enjoy the sweet treat until 11.59pm in all branches simply by ordering at the checkout, via the free McDonald's app or by ordering via Uber Eats. … [Read more...] about McDonald’s is selling pancakes ALL DAY today – and home delivery will cost you less too
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“That was a good experience, to be acknowledged for following the movement that we’re all trying to do,” said Pagan, 20. “From today I’m going to focus on what reactions we get from customers. We can write it on the cups, stick a sticker on the cups or on our aprons, talk about it, or not, it’s optional,” he said. … [Read more...] about In one busy coffee shop, Starbucks race conversation gets off to a stuttering start
Every spring and summer, thousands of pairs of puffins breed on Skomer Island, off the coast of Wales. One of the largest puffin colonies in southern Britain, these characterful seabirds, with their colourful beaks, can be watched ferrying fish catches to their young in nest burrows. One-hour Skomer cruises (£12/£8) leave from Martin’s Haven, but there are also day trips (£22/£12) including several hours on the island (book tickets on the day from Lockley Lodge up the hill from Martin’s Haven). … [Read more...] about The dancing cranes of West Sweden – a bucket list wildlife spectacle
In 2001, starting with a small section of the estate and gradually expanding as funding became available, Burrell stopped ploughing the land and spraying it with chemicals. Removing internal fences allowed the wild Exmoor ponies and Tamworth pigs he introduced to browse and rootle over large distances, their disruptions creating habitats for other animals and plants. Dung beetles dived into delicious organic cowpats left by longhorn cattle that hadn’t been fed wormers and parasiticides; voles colonised the roots of a dead oak that under the previous regime would have been felled in the interests of tidiness. The summer of 2002 revealed wildflowers with delightful names such as bird’s-foot trefoil and lady’s bedstraw that hadn’t been seen in such numbers for a generation, along with a profusion of insects, which produced a continuous thrum – “something”, in Tree’s words, “we hadn’t even known we’d been missing”. … [Read more...] about The end of farming?
Boyles sometimes compares the sport to snooker. Once underway, the ploughman is trapped in singular, introverted concentration. John Hill, a ploughing grandee, three-time world champion and current chair of the British Society of Ploughmen, compared it to figure skating – you start from a point of perfection and lose points for mistakes that are as obvious and irredeemable as a sprawl on the ice. The sport’s authorities seemed to borrow from the Tour de France. At the end of the first day’s ploughing, the leading ploughman in each class is given a yellow jersey to wear the next day. To my eyes, ploughing’s closest relation was MasterChef. There seemed to be a similar mix of elements – time pressure, an activity undertaken simultaneously but separately from your rivals, your fate ultimately dependent on the subjective tastes of the judges. This comparison never seemed to resonate particularly well with the ploughmen. … [Read more...] about Field of dreams: heartbreak and heroics at the World Ploughing Championships