1) OOPSIATETHEWORLD. Case in point â€“ curly fries, which sell at the princely cost of Â£0.60. Or less than a packet of crisps for a portion approximately the size of my head. Itâ€™s difficult to say no… One business I know refers to â€œThe Corporate Stoneâ€ as the weight people put on in their first year of eating free/subsidized meals at the canteen. Something to avoid this yearâ€¦
2) CHEFFYPORTION RAGE. The portion you get varies depending on the generosity of the cafÃ© server. Yesterdayâ€™s baked potato only had about 30% as much casserole as it needed. Boo! Iâ€™m always reminded of Ramon in canteens, who was a server at my school. He always kindly on us and gave us snuck an extra piece of bacon or two onto our plates when his (mean, Porsche driving) catering manager wasnâ€™t lookingâ€¦
Today Iâ€™ve brought in my own soup. And am assiduously avoiding making eye contact with the office cookie jar (though not doing that well)â€¦ How are your 2011 diets going?