I’d like to take a quick moment to send some love out to all the parents in the world, especially my own. As the youngest of three, I was (am) that classic fat, young fledgeling chick who doesn’t want to leave the nest, but eventually bumbles out, arse over tip. They have been so wonderfully supportive of everything I have … Read More Trans Europe (Cider) Express
I grew up with two elder brothers and so my childhood TV viewing consisted of Bottom, Red Dwarf, and, of course Blackadder. The third series, set in the Regency period, with Hugh Laurie as the magnificent, bonkers Prince George, is the best. And the episode “Nob and Nobility”, about the French Revolution is pure gold: ‘Ah, le Adder Noir, come … Read More The French Connection
Bluffers Guide to Craft Cider – this Wednesday!
There are still places left for my tutored tasting session at Hawkes Cidery & Taproom this Wednesday 9th August. Sign up and head on down to the hottest cider joint in London town to taste some of the finest ciders from the Shire and beyond. All with yours truly and free pizza thrown in. Win win win!!
Well, I’m a month in as a full time, freelance cider talking person. And I’ve still got a bit of money in the bank so I’m gurning like an idiot! I am, however, entirely aware that this is the honeymoon period and that I might well not be as spritely in 3 months’ time. But, it’s already apparent that the … Read More Dribble Tests and BBC Requests: The Life of a Ciderologist