Winkles, Dixon of Dock Green and Charlton Athletic FC

Julia, who lives near the seaside in Brighton, has sent us a story about something she used to have for tea on Saturdays when she was a child, something that people just don’t eat anymore – winkles. During the summer, I went to the seaside on the Suffolk coast one Sunday afternoon. It wasn’t a […]

Hot fresh winkles

Having winkles for tea was quite usual in the fifties and sixties; they were quite plentiful then. Not so these days, a good fishmonger might have them, can’t remember the last time we saw any in a supermarket. The best way to get fresh winkles is to go out and find them yourself, search a […]