41. Handy herbs
Herbs add to the flavour of food and to the menu of good health. There are lots of ways to absorb the benefits of herbs – here’s a handful of ideas for you.
You don’t often see ‘soap on a rope’ these days. It used to be a popular stocking-filler at Christmas time for children, or for adults if Santa was feeling saucy.
That’s not to say that bathroom and other emergency presents such as candles have disappeared. Far from it. They are all over the place. Pretty collections of bath oils, soaps and scents, in cotton bags or attractive wicker baskets, appear throughout the year, adapted to suit every special occasion. You may be grimacing as you recall the last time you thought, ‘Oh, I’ll get her something for the bathroom, I’m sure ...