Food & Drink
Madame Lily Bollinger once wrote; I drink champagne when I'm happy and when I am sad. Sometimes I drink it when I am alone. In company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I'm not hungry & drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it - unless I'm thirsty!
The leek has been revered by many civilisations, including the Ancient Greeks and Romans for their mystical and medicinal powers, however the Welsh have made it their own by adopting it as one of their National emblems.
100 Years Continuous Family Trading - At the turn of the century a farm labourer’s son from Lincolnshire came to Loughborough and was indentured as a grocer with The County Stores, who were based near The Market Place in the centre of the town. By 1909 George Hill had started his own business in Si