Bright Lights, Big City

Posted on Fri 05 August 2011 in general • Tagged with beer, london

I took advantage of my proximity to the big city 45 minutes away on the train yesterday. I joined Rich and Al and the growing number of Northern refugees at the Great British Beer Festival at Earls Court. While I'm afforded free entry to most beer festivals courtesy of my …

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Looking back

Posted on Thu 16 June 2011 in general • Tagged with beer, bikes, bumps

Looking back at last years visit by Jeff and Phil I can see the June weather was also a little changeable - I'm hoping it will improve for the weekend. Fliss' dad is currently visiting from the land down under so yesterday afternoon we wondered down to the local riverside drinking …

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Ale to the chief

Posted on Mon 19 October 2009 in general • Tagged with ale, beer, drinking

Had a good but slightly tiring weekend exploring some more of the pubs of Cambridge. I've made a few more discoveries that will be useful to remember for later although I missed out on the Kingston Arms which I shall have to visit next time I'm in town.

There was …

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Putting on my drinking trousers

Posted on Fri 16 October 2009 in general • Tagged with ale, beer

The drinking posse will be in town this weekend for Matt U's birthday celebrations. As the geek quotient is high I'm taking the opportunity to immerse myself in the magic Google juice that my new phone makes available. I've pondered the danger of getting too tied to Google before but …

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