Town Crier with

Justin Tunstall

Retail consultant, shares with us his cheese selling experience
  • “Waxing lyrical”

    12 February 2019 Town Crier
    On a family holiday to Normandy in 1965, my parents and their adult friends were hugely excited by Livarot and Camembert – seldom seen back home in Hampshire.
  • “What a wonderful world”

    07 January 2019 Town Crier
    I was one of 235 judges at mthe recent World Cheese Awards,held in Bergen, Norway
  • “In praise of the PDOs – Defra, sort it PDQ!”

    08 November 2018 Town Crier
    When I first travelled to the USA in the 1970s, I was amazed to see “Californian Champagne”.
  • “Teamlist”

    10 October 2018 Town Crier
    I have an inkling of how Gareth Southgate, or perhaps the England Test selectors, might have felt when a key member of their team pulled a hamstring or twisted an ankle.
  • “Seeing stars”

    28 August 2018 Town Crier
    I love food awards. I enjoy helping organise them and judging at them; I spend about 30 days a year on awards-related activity
  • “Cold comfort”

    17 July 2018 Town Crier
    Do you have your own fallout shelter? I’ve never worked anywhere that believed me so indispensable to the rebuilding of civilisation that they allocated me a place in a bunker.
  • “Homing in on the range”

    01 June 2018 Town Crier
    I spent a happy morning proofreading the entries for this year’s British Cheese awards
  • “How to: tell the story”

    20 April 2018 Town Crier
    Try going into the average supermarket and asking about the cheese on offer. After an awkward silence at the outrage of unbidden interaction, the assistant might start to read whatever information is on the packaging
  • “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”

    03 November 2017 Town Crier
    Literary lovers will know this is the opening lines of The Tale of Two Cities, from that Charles Dickens classic, set in revolutionary times
  • “Diminishing returns”

    03 November 2017 Town Crier
    There’s an adage that it’s easier to sell to an existing customer than to convert a new one. It is in our best interests that we ensure that once a prospect becomes ours, they stay ours – through thick and thin
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