The reference to the article (below) is of course an illustration of the sort of scurrilous article propagated by publications like the "Daily Rant" etc, and are indicative of precisely the sort of thing we have in the past vigorously defended Mrs Dibnah against. We don't know her personally, but built up an on-line relationship (as many do) and were often entertained and amused by her many references to the great man. I don't ask for comment, or publicise my blogs, but I leave the reader to make up their own mind. Here's a couple more links to articles freely available and in the public domain:
Manchester Evening News
This is Somerset
This is the exact transcript of an online conversation with Sheila Dibnah, widow of the late, great Fred Dibnah. The post starts with a comment about Saturday Kitchen. Please make up your own mind about how it all developed. To protect the "innocent" the names have been replaced by initials
- Just watching Saturday Kitchen, with the little cooking films they put in the show. I couldn't do a veggie Christmas. No turkey, no sausages wrapped in bacon, no sausage meat stuffing - nut roast just wouldn't do it for me on Christmas Day.