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Friday Feeling!

Party people HEY it’s Friday Night! Well, almost. HI GUYS hope you’ve had an an absolutely SMASHING couplea weeks. Mine’s been aaaabsolutely crazy with a gazillion lovely things going on, lots of which will get their own post if I hurry the FUCK up and get my arse into gear and stop listening to the Harry Potter audiobooks all the time (srsly though, they are great. STEPHEN FRY FOR KING!) but in the meantime, here’s ten things that have made this fortnight a lovely place to live. The  ...

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Books, Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Hobbies, Lifestyle, Music, Travel

BRISTOL

A couple of weeks ago I spotted that the sun was about to have his hat on for perhaps the final time this year, so I hopped into the car and took a jaunt west. TO BRISTOL, the land of cider and suspension bridges! AND BEAMING DOWN THAT SUN WAS! My dear old chum Charlie is lucky enough to live in a pretty little place right slap bang in the centre of Clifton, so we took a stroll down to the Observatory, hopping in and out of bookshops, charity shops and antiqueries along the way. We  ...

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Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, London, North, Pubs

Pub Pondering: The Euston Tap/The Cider Tap

Unless you’ve genuinely been living under a rock or a pebble or some other igneous-based den for the past year, you’ll have noticed that the Craft Beer revolution is in FULL SWING. Beer is shaking off its flat-cap wearing CAMRA grandaddy appearance and is being reclaimed by young, groovy dudes who are genuinely passionate about brewing (did you know there’s a FOUR YEAR beer brewing degree at Heriot Watt now?!) and setting up mini micro breweries all over the city. However,  ...

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Berlin Part 3- Auf Wiedersehen mein klein wurst

There’s a few skills in life that need grasping and perfecting- poaching an egg, sharpening a pencil with a knife (THE MANLY WAY) and how to tackle an All-You-Can-Eat situation. Waking up in Berlin on our third day, we put this to proper use at a buffet breakfast. This is how the pros do it: Starter: Muesli and Yoghurt Fish Course: Smoked Salmon and crusty hot rolls Main Course: Sausages, scrambled eggs, fried potatoes and bacon Cheese Course: Cheeses and charcuterie Pudding: Fruit  ...

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