There’s nothing wrong with orange juice on your breakfast cereal, Keith Hibbert (Letters, 12 May): I used to do it and no disgust was ever expressed. However, marmalade with baked beans or with cheddar in a sandwich provoked some protest. But they’re lovely.
Crosshills, North Yorkshire
My grandfather’s favourite sandwich was a Royal Scot biscuit, covered in brown sauce, placed between two pieces of unbuttered stale bread. He called it “Sunday dinner in the trenches”.
I don’t know about spoons for cod liver oil (Letters, 12 May), but I do remember an excellent piece of advice: “give them their cod liver oil when they are in the bath”. This meant that spills and splutters did not result in stained and smelly clothes to be washed.
Cheadle, Greater Manchester
“Who is Davy Jones?” Rebekah Vardy asks (‘Wagatha Christie’ trial: Rebekah Vardy accused of throwing friend ‘under bus’, 12 May). He was the lead singer of The Monkees. Do keep up!
Graham Russell’s letter (11 May) reminded me that one of the finest sights on the canal is turbo-charged ducklings surfing the waves in the wake of my boat overtaking them.
Gordon Bennett, Llangollen Canal