Category Archives: Too good to miss

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 – … Continue reading

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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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Bloody hell……

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If Smartphones Were Designed Like Power Tools

As I’ve said time and again, I hate that talented smartphone designers produce beautiful glass rectangles that we have to bury inside bulky protective cases, obscuring the design details they slaved over. I’d much rather the protection was built in … Continue reading

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“My name’s Jesse Horn and I make firewood

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Playing to infinity

I watched this game as the only New Zealander surrounded by Irish supporters in an Irish pub in Mainz. Ireland was 19-0 up after 18 minutes (which itself put me into a state of shock that was only relieved by … Continue reading

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