I was really saddened to hear of the death of Richard Coldwell today. Our favourite stroppy Yorkshireman has been great company over many pub crawls since I first met him at his excellent local beer fest in Clifford 3 years ago. He was great company, and I’m missing him enormously already. We should have been… Continue reading RICHARD


Another day, another trip down to Dorset, another chance to walk through timeless Shaftesbury without BRAPA whining he needs the loo. I see the locals have already erected a statue of the angelic Simon after his February visit. No red carpet for me on my quick stop for flat white in ever excellent Coffee #1,… Continue reading HOVIS