06 December 2017, The Tablet

Cure for Christmas

The Ethical Kitchen

Cure for Christmas

The commercialisation of Christmas releases antibodies in my spending habits. I have so far bought just two presents. I have, however, ordered our goose for Christmas Day, because it comes from a small farm nearby and there is limited supply.

I drive past the field and salute the flock as they move in starling-like formations, foraging. I am glad our goose, whichever one it is, is enjoying a decent life before the inevitable. The goose farmer’s life is not easy. 

Get Instant Access

Continue Reading

Register for free to read this article in full

Subscribe for unlimited access

From just £30 quarterly

  Complete access to all Tablet website content including all premium content.
  The full weekly edition in print and digital including our 179 years archive.
  PDF version to view on iPad, iPhone or computer.

Already a subscriber? Login