The humble typewriter

These machines came with no grammar correction, no spell checker, definitely no autocorrect, no language diplomacy. You needed to consider your choice of words carefully. After all, you only got one go.

Extremely mouldy cheeses


The first new cheese for two hundred years, they announced. Didn’t last quite as long as that.

Empty supermarket shelves


You will still be able to buy the truffles and the toffee and the strawberry dreams. Just not on the High Street.