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grassy road trip

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Ever since we published our family recipe book Hungry? back in May, lots of people have been asking us if we're going to do a book tour.

Because, after all, every good book deserves a good book tour

Especially a grass covered one

So that's exactly what we're going to do

Van

From 9th-24th September, the Hungry Grassy Van (HGV) will be hitting the road to take tasty, healthy food to the nation.

Using recipes from Hungry?, we'll be serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in all the places we visit.

Dishes will cost between £2 or £3 or you can tick off your 5-a-day for just £5 with our special meal deal

Burger

The tour kicks off in London before heading on to Bristol, Manchester and Glasgow and then back to London again

And you can win the chance for the HGV to come along and visit your event

If you live in one of the places above and are having a school fayre, cricket match, jumble sale or a late summer BBQ for your street around those dates, the HGV could be serving up veggie burgers and rainbow chips for all your guests

THE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.

To enter, all you need to do is tell us why you the HGV should visit your event in 100 words

You have until the 29th August to enter and we'll pick a winner for each city we visit

We'll let you know more details about the HGV tour closer to the time

For now though, you can find out a bit more by clicking here

your words made t-shirt

Dry cleaning, picking the cat up from the vet, eating your 5-a-day - all things we know we need to do but more than often forget.

Tee

Thankfully, the excellent folk at howies are putting an end to all that. Or at least one of them.

Their T-shirt of the Month competition this month is to pen some words to remind you to eat your 5-a-day (or at least some green stuff as well as the beige).

The favourite 5 entries will be put to the people on Facebook, with the most 'liked' entries designed into a T-shirt of the Month for all and sundry to buy.

The lucky winner will also receive a copy of our new family recipe book Hungry? and 5 tasty howies t-shirts with their design on.

To enter and help thousands remember to eat their reds, greens and yellows, just click here

smoother than a freshly shelled conker

Des Lynam has more gravitas than your average man. He is smoother than the average man. He is the English Tom Selleck. A prince amongst mammals.

Des lynam
We asked our friends on Facebook how best to describe just how smooth Des Lynam is. These are our favourite suggestions:

"Smoother than a greased weasel" - Steve Parker

"Like a freshly shelled conker" - Rachel Williams

"As smooth as a mannequins groin" - Joe McChisholm

"Smooth, warm and wet...bit like the inside of a lama's cheek" - Richard Kemp

rejoice, the sheep has a voice

A while ago we asked you to think of a caption to accompany this picture of a sheep on our next round of orange and apple juice labels.

Sheep
We had more than 750 entries. Picking a top ten was tricky. It took us ages to whittle the list down to a top twenty, and we got our knickers in such a twist trying to cement a final ten that we gave up in the end, and settled on a top eleven.

Here are the ten runners up, each of whom will receive a bunch of innocent goodies:

That’s the last time I go there for a pedicure. They’ve taken two inches more off my right hooves (Rapsmith)

You return my coat THEN we talk about you getting back your wallet (Jo Weston)

It wasn’t until halfway up the mountain that Mary realised she’d left the iron on (Elise)

No way, did you seriously forget the picnic basket? (Judit)

Nope. The song lied. No one’s coming round the mountain (Katie M)

Could you break a fiver? (Jason Slater)

The counting people isn’t making me sleepy (Janice Stott)

If that woman starts singing ‘the hills are alive’ again, I’m off (Sue A)

Call yourself a photographer, you can’t even hold the camera straight (Kat)

Hey you. Don’t walk all over my lunch (Vera Douglas)

But our winner, who will see their words printed on thousands and thousands of our juice labels, and will soon receive a hefty delivery of innocent juice is... the lovely Mel with

Cheaper car insurance, you say?

Mighty big congratulations to Mel & our ten runners up, and a huge thank you to all who entered for making it such a hard decision to make. We've not had as much fun getting our knickers in a twist since we attempted the final move from the Zoolander 'walk off'.