Finest Kind


I raided my stock of American (New England, actually) IPAs the other day and shared them with friends Maria and Ute.

Who had never tasted anything like them, given that  German mainstream beers use EXACTLY the same ingredients and – logically – taste pretty much the same.

“You can taste the hops climbing out of the glass!” said Maria

This actually TASTES of something!” said Ute “Grapefruit? Could it REALLY taste of GRAPEFRUIT?”

It could.

It did.

That was fun….

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This is the fucking news

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A good one. A REALLY good one…..

This is the perfect combination.

Glass from one of my favourite restaurants  – Black Birch in Kittery, Maine.

Beer from the reliably excellent Maine Beer Company in Freeport, Maine.

Why I’m not living there, I have zero idea…..

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Never happened when they only had bicycles….


Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway

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Why you can’t trust Congress

In a hearing to attempt to defund Planned Parenthood, (a non-profit organization that provides reproductive health as well as maternal health services in the U.S. and internationally),  a Republican Congressman showed this chart, purporting to demonstrate that the organisation was providing abortions to the detriment of life-saving procedures.


This is what it should have looked like


Full story here

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London Underground Rent Map

1560005 The average monthly cost for a one-bedroom within a kilometer of each Tube station on the network

Full story here:

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Bloody hell……

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