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A mechanised potato harvester at work

End of the (tattie) holidays

A mechanised potato harvester at work on a farm in the Netherlands.

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Different varieties of tulip growing in rows in a field

Colourful tulip farm

A colourful tulip farm...but where?

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Five questions about Edwardian farming – Quick Quiz

How much do you know about farming in Edwardian Britain - the last generation of farmers before the tractors came? Maybe not much, but why not have a go at our quick quiz and find out? It's a fascinating subject!

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Infographic showing how UK production now accounts for less than 50% of the full English breakfast

The full English breakfast?

"The overly generous combo of bacon, eggs, black pudding, baked beans, tomatoes, mushrooms, toast and a mug of tea has set the honest working men of Britain up for the day and dampened hangovers since time immemorial. Whilst other nations may have equally gluttonous morning menus, there’s something peculiarly unique about a full English breakfast that can’t be emulated anywhere in the world." Or can it? Jamie Waddell comes up with a few shocking food facts that might make you choke on your cornflakes...

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British Expat Newsletter:
14 May 2008

This week: Sugar - and how such a sweet substance has caused bitter controversy over the centuries.

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