Posts Tagged: 'travel'
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
Unless you are travelling to a cultured city or town, where finding great coffee shops is all part of the fun, getting good coffee whilst travelling can be a challenge. Here’s my solution to this travel challenge: Porlex Mini grinder – amazing little hand grinder, all stainless construction means it will withstand even the most Continue Reading
A fascinating documentary exploring the world of speciality coffee. A Film About Coffee is beautifully shot, featuring coffee production in Honduras and Rwanda, coffee is grown is stunning locations. It was heartening to see Direct Trade in action, where a coffee company works directly with farms and producers, paying in advance and significantly above market rate to Continue Reading
The Philosophy of Coffee – it’s a intriguing title, it caught my eye after all, but if truth be told this book covers the history not the philosophy of coffee. Having said that, it’s a great little book that gives a fascinating insight into coffee’s journey from Ethiopia via Yemen, London, Italy and America to become Continue Reading
Last month my son and I headed to Birmingham for The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music. Originally were going to attend An Afternoon With Wolfgang Flur, one of the original members of Kraftwerk, but it turned into a full day of Synth Geekery. Midlands Modular Meet This was a late addition to the programme, Continue Reading
Over the last few years there has been a resurgence in printed journals and magazines. Not mass market, mass media publications, but independent, high-quality curated works created by passionate people. Another Escape is a wonderful example – well written, with fabulous photography and beautifully designed and typeset. The latest issue is curated around the theme Continue Reading