Monthly Archives: June 2013

Carnivorous morsels

It’s odd that the feeling of ignorance you get from visiting the Pig and Butcher on Liverpool Road should be so enjoyable. Seven and a bit years ago now, in the days when I wrote and edited for Itchy, what … Continue reading

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Down the pipe

A morning commute can be a thoroughly unpleasant experience. Gone are those blessed mornings when I used to walk to work, or the later era when I was lucky enough to commute out of London on half-empty trains. These days … Continue reading

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Ever since I discovered, aged 18, that one could produce forty pints of beer for the princely sum of £8, I’ve always had a place in my heart for home brewing. I began with brew kits from a little shop … Continue reading

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