8th March 2011

Guildhall Yard, Gresham Street, London EC2V 5AE

I’m sure had it been invented more recently, the marketing team appointed to promote Pancake Day would have suggested a subtle but gradual diminishment of the ‘Shrove Tuesday’ element of the event – after all the dates for observing Lent are all over the place anyway [I know, it’s all Easter’s fault…]: in 2008 ‘Dry…