Inside M&S factory where 22,500 mince pies are made every HOUR

It’s the most hectic time of the year for Britian’s busiest mince pie factory, which will bake a staggering 23 million of the festive treats before Christmas.  Park Cakes Bakery in Bolton, which makes pies for M&S, will churn out 375 all-butter pies every single minute for the next 10 days – that’s a whopping …

Essay: A Bookworm’s Travel Plan

While some may think of bookstores simply as purveyors of words printed on bound paper, to me they’re temples of the imagination, places where the collected cultures and dreams of entire civilizations, across time and space, reside. You step into a really good bookstore and the entire world is at your beck and call. All …

Student voices for democracy

Editor, The Times Thanks for the excellent thoughts by a teacher about helping students with the tools to create a better world. [“Educating students to make a better world” Opinion, Dec. 2]. Another tool to teach students is using their voices with Congress and the president. The Education for All Act has already passed the …