The colour blue
"Only peril can bring the French together. One can't impose unity out of the blue on a country that has 265 different kinds of cheese." Charles de Gaulle.
The British Cheese Board states that "there are over 1800 named British cheeses produced in the UK."
Little wonder then that we fail to agree on some of the very important issues facing us!
On a very different subject the extra is another scanned old photograph of the Scottish fish quines at work. Here three women are carrying creels of newly gutted herring to the barrels into which they will be packed. The girl in the middle is Mrs T's 16 year old mother.