Response to ‘The Difficult Middle’ @Jimseven

As has more than frequently happened over the past few years the eloquent Mr James Hoffmann of Square Mile Coffee Roasters has stimulated my mind. His recent blog post entitled ‘The Difficult Middle’ struck a chord while at the same time prompting me to respond with a perspective from ‘the other side’. As you will undoubtedly know […]


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The Chap Magazine

Many of you may have noticed the penchant I have acquired over recent years for wearing flat caps, ‘decorative’ but distinguished shoes and increasingly lighter and ornamental scarfs. This, rightly or not, you may be thinking to yourself is no doubt down to some sort of early ‘mid life crisis’ caused by the early retirement […]

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Me, Blogs and Twitter

First of all a little hello to everyone! I’m fully aware of my absence on this blog and for once I’m not going to appologize but I am going to explain why! I have found the micro blogging site Twitter which seems to take up my time but in smaller more managable chunks than blogging. […]

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