Happy New Year! Our response to Hillary’s Food 2030 is still being penned – in the meantime for those of you suffering post-Copenhagen gloom, or more conventional Januaryitis, this 18 Reasons to be Cheerful from Worldchanging is refreshing (includes off-grid sugar).

Meanwhile, closer to home, baking is underway at the Steamie Bakehouse in Dunfermline who’s lovely bread we are hoping to be making available at meetings with you all soon.

See also – across in the West the rather lovely Different Breid, maybe the tag-line of the year.