On the 10th of January 2013 @BennyCrime, @Dan_Bowsher and myself headed to an award winning cocktail bar in London called Callooh Callay. We were there because of my 40at40 list. We were there to ‘Invent a cocktail’. I recently found some video from the night.. I delivered my list of preferred ingredients and with the guidance of drinksmith Jack Hubbard, I invented a cocktail. The … [Read more...] about Inventing The Cocktail ‘Preach Insanity’
There's 26 years of design and innovation between these two laptops. The Toshiba T1200, my first ever laptop (need I say on the bottom) and the latest 11" Apple Macbook air on the top. Both still work, but I am finding that the Macbook air has a habit of needing a hard restart once in a while. I found the T1200 while clearing out the attic late last night. It's lived in 4 different attics … [Read more...] about The Toshiba T1200. 19 years in a cardboard box and still working.
I'm not big on New Years resolutions but I do like to remind myself what's important. I thought if I were to write myself a list for the next 12 months I might be able to focus and make even more of the year ahead. Also, if I share it here, I might be more inclined to remember it. 13 Things to remember: 1. Life doesn't have to be complicated. Instead of taking on a whole heap of … [Read more...] about 13 Things to Remember for 2013
Well, lets face it, how could Santa possibly do what it is he does over Christmas if he wasn't a Jedi? You may also notice he has a red Lightsaber normally reserved for those over on the dark side. His is actually a festive Green in colour with an antler handle (don't ask) but on this particular assignment he needed to pose as an evil Santa to get close to Santa Maul. At least … [Read more...] about Santa is a Jedi
I understand that it may be impossible to identify beyond a shadow of a doubt where Britain's oldest pub actually is as there are so many Inns and ale houses laying stake to the claim. And as you can imagine, acquiring the label 'Oldest Ale House in Britain' is great PR. But after a good chunk of ever-so-reliable internet research I chose to visit The Old Ferry Boat Inn in Hollywell, near St … [Read more...] about 013 – Drink in Britain’s oldest pub