I came across Yallah Coffee the week before I was due to travel to Cornwall, where Yallah are based, and in a wonderful piece of synchronicity they are located just a few miles from where we were going to be staying. A couple of emails later and Rich had kindly agreed to meet me, and let Continue Reading
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Obviously Photoshopped but also so very true. Cornwall is one of my favourite places and to me the almost complete lack of phone and data coverage is a feature not an issue.
I love Cornwall, it’s somewhere I feel instantly at home and at ease. I love the landscape and the sea, I love the food and the beer, and the people are lovely. This wonderful video shows so much of why I love Cornwall, why it’s the shape it is, and what happens when you get God drunk…
A list of the books I’ve read over the last decade or so, cunningly arranged in the order I read them. Starred titles are those I highly recommend ☆ 2021 Call For The Dead by John le Carré ☆ — After John le Carré’s death in late 2020 I though I’d read his Smiley books Continue Reading
I’m currently drinking Halaka, Ethiopia from my friends at Yallah Coffee, and it’s an absolutely fantastic coffee. It’s got that classic Ethiopian acidity, but beautifully tempered by lovely subtle fruitiness. The aftertaste is a gift that keeps on giving. Highly recommended.
Unless you are travelling to a cultured city or town, where finding great coffee shops is all part of the fun, ensuring good coffee whilst travelling can be a challenge. Here’s my solution to the coffee travel challenge: Porlex Mini grinder – amazing little hand grinder, all stainless construction means it will withstand even the Continue Reading