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    Make mine a muffin

    February 2, 2012

    I remember thinking, when we returned to the UK six years ago (gosh, that long already!), what a rich country it seemed to be. For me, the change seemed to be summed up by the coffee bars that had sprung up everywhere – even in Sainsbury’s. When I’d left the country, in 1989, there had been much more of a chill economic wind blowing. Nobody would have dreamed of shelling out  £2.50 or more at regular intervals throughout the day…

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