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The C Word

I currently find myself in a rather bland hotel, escaping the early onset Autumnal drizzle, supping endless flabby flat whites, whilst grabbing an hour or so between an appearance on local radio and set up at the Witcombe Cider Festival where I am curating the Craft Cider Bar. It’s all go. It’s been like that …

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Global Cider Tour Part 2: Cyclone Cook invades NZ

Australia doesn’t want me to leave.  Quite literally.  I am held up at Sydney airport whilst the most gargantuan downpour breaks the heat that has been building all day.  All operations stop whilst the threat of the electrical storm passes.  When we finally get into Wellington, via a mildly sphincter-relaxing, turbulence rock’n’roller, my bag is …

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From New World to Old – Innovation is key for Cider

The problem with having a full-time job talking about cider all over the country, is that sometimes it’s hard to make time for your hobby.  Especially when that hobby is, er…talking about cider. But how could I possibly complain about getting paid for yakking away about this wonderful libation.  It could be so much worse.  …

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