Reader feedback: Keep school dinners

Re: Slovaks start to change eating habits, News briefs, May 26 - June 1, Vol 9, No 20

Keep your school canteens and eateries, Slovakia. In Britain, finding a primary or middle school that has a school canteen is almost impossible. This leaves children with the option of bringing a packed lunch from home (bread, crisps chocolate, fruit etc.), and one half-hour break to eat it in during a long day at school (until 15:30).

Also, public eateries of the vegetarian canteen type, like the one I know in Bratislava, are non-existent. [In Britain] restaurant options are often limited to greasy cafes (eggs, bacon, chips).

Believe me, being faced with a nutritional/taste dilemma about a packed lunch for my daughter, I think with great respect about my three-course school dinners when I was her age. The only solution is that I now cook her lunch myself, but can't manage that every day.

Daša Hedgerová

Top stories

News digest: Prosecutor calls charges against journalists unlawful and unfounded

Editors-in-chief supported accused journalists before charges were dropped. Poll unveils how an ideal foreigner should look. No vote on changes to the Citizenship Act.

5 h
The latest Focus poll has found that 57.7 percent of Slovaks think the government should not be lenient when it comes to taking refugees in.

Show us you belong and we will accept you. Poll shows Slovaks' attitudes to foreigners

The latest Focus poll unveils how an ideal foreigner looks to Slovaks, and if Slovakia can ever become a home to foreigners.

20. sep
The media have condemned the change, approved by MPs, that extends the moratorium to 50 days

We condemn the latest attack against journalists

Slovak journalists stand behind their colleagues from Denník N.

16 h
Former special prosecutor Dušan Kováčik escorted to the courtroom on September 20.

The ten strongest points of the verdict against former special prosecutor

Dušan Kováčik is the first high-ranking official under the Smer-led governments to hear a guilty verdict on corruption charges.

12 h
Skryť Close ad