The Moon Under Counter – or the Ideal Coffee Shop

Here’s an affectionate tribute to one of the more light-hearted pieces penned by the great George Orwell. His original piece ‘The Moon Under Water’ was first published in the Evening Standard, in 1946. It describes Orwell’s ideal pub. Unlike the great George Orwell, the master essayist of the last century, I am not and never … More The Moon Under Counter – or the Ideal Coffee Shop

Earl Grey – The Love Affair (or how to make the perfect cuppa)

Those who know me well will testify to my love affair with Earl Grey tea. It’s easily my favourite hot drink although good coffee and hot chocolate are close runners-up. I may well blog something about how my addiction began but for now I thought I’d share the following with you – my guide to … More Earl Grey – The Love Affair (or how to make the perfect cuppa)