I’d like to keep everyone abreast of whats going on up here in the ‘toon’ and introduce this new event which Alex Forsyth and I are organising! Last Wednesday of the month each month with any luck! First of hopefully monthly Latte Art Throwdowns in the mighty town of Newcastle upon Tyne. Bring your jug, […]Read more "New Monthly Latte Art Throwdown in Newcastle"
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. […]Read more "Me, Blogs and Twitter"
I was somewhat disappointed with a visit I made to a new account of ours. It seems that a vast amount of people do not clean their machines. Look at this grim picture, I’d scoured the bottom one for about 5 minutes (that one was the dirty one) Why? Why do people do this?Read more "Cleaning, Cleaning, Cleaning"
As some of you are aware the World Barista Championship starts tomorrow in Atlanta Georgia! I’m going to wear my Flat cap solidly for the next 5 days! Gwilym Davies from London is representing us (the UK) this year. I’d like to take this opportunity to wish our wonderful ‘bearded house boat dweller’ the best […]Read more "Go Gwilym…..WBC starts tomorrow!"
On my long and complicated trip back from a weekend visiting my girlfriend and favorite London cafes I took the opportunity to listen back to a few of the coffeegeek podcasts that Mark Prince puts out. One thing that he discussed amongst others is the exisitance of the untouchables. “Who are the untouchables?” I hear […]Read more "How Do We Reach the ‘Untouchables’"
Hi guys Just got back to the UK after Trieste Espresso Expo and the European Team Coffee Challenge. I thought you guys might want to see a selection of the ‘millions’ of the photos I took. Hope you enjoy them (I’ve tried not to incriminate anyone too much) http://tinyurl.com/5fhs82 Please tag anyone you know so […]Read more "A Little Tease from Trieste! More posts to come."