Ever heard the phrase a lock-in? It’s when you get the chance to continue drinking in a bar after the legal opening hours. On such occasions a select few are allowed to stay behind (or in some bars I’ve known … Continue reading A fan of Guinness? You could win a night at the world famous brewery in Dublin
Seedy Sunday is the UK’s biggest community seed swap. It takes place every February in Brighton and Hove and this year it is on February 5th from 10.30am to 4pm It has its roots (couldn’t resist) in a 2001 holiday … Continue reading Seedy Sunday in Brighton
The Trojan Room Coffee Pot has a place in history. It was a bog-standard coffee machine of the kind that you coud find in most offices in the 1990s. This particular one lived in the old computer lab (the Trojan … Continue reading The coffee pot that lead to the invention of the webcam
….is supposed to be served at Viscous Coffee at Christies Beach in Adelaide, Australia and is the caffeine equivalent of 80 standard cups of run-of-the-mill-everyday coffee. It is called the Asskicker by its inventor, the cafe owner Steve Benington, who says … Continue reading The strongest cup of coffee in the world…
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France at Home has been bringing Normandy traders across the Channel for over 20 years. There are other companies working in this field – the thought of going to a genuinely French market on the doorstep is very appealing, but … Continue reading French Markets Crossing the Channel
Do you think broccoli is disgusting? Does the picture above make you uncomfortable? Is the one below a lot more reassuring? Here’s advice from a self-confessed fussy eater on how to travel to exotic places without starving or losing your … Continue reading Be honest, are you picky?