Which food additives could harm your health?

Why food additives? Over the past couple of weeks I’ve taken a look at where and how we eat, how we grow our food, and how we process and package it. To avoid food spoilage during its journey from the fields to our homes, processing methods are used that can...

What’s that you’re Eating – Processed Foods?

You are what you eat Seriously, if I hear another person tell me that, I promise you, I am gonna scream. No, we aren’t what we eat, we are people, and we seem to be completely obsessed with food. Food everywhere we go on the internet, food on the TV, food...

Feeding the World

Urbanization Not so long ago, in my Great Grandfather’s day, most people lived in the country. The wealthier classes may have joined the church, the law or the military. But for the working classes, if they didn’t have a family tradition of belonging to a trade, most able-bodied men...

Where we eat

With Thanksgiving not too far away, I decided that food would be a good topic for this week. On reflection though, it is such a wide topic that I decided to just make a start with where we eat . Once again Friday in the Future has forayed yet further into...

Wearable Tech

With all the technology that exists today, wearable clothes would be something that I would have been grateful for. How about a jeans zip that will stay zipped? Pants that don’t pinch? Some blouse buttons that stay buttoned? Food-repelling fabrics that stay chipper regardless of my accidental sloppiness? No?...

Is Handwriting History?

It was a long time ago but I do remember learning to write. To be honest, I couldn’t believe my mother had left me at school at 9.00am and didn’t return till 3.30pm. The windows in the classroom were high up, so I couldn’t see out, but I wasn’t sure...