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Midnight Rambler

There aren’t many British breweries who could put on a shindig quite like Brooklyn Brewery’s Beer Mansion last week. A multi-room adventure in a rickety old warehouse in Dalston, with a chance to try some of the New York giant’s exotica and hang … Continue reading

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I Am A Camera

If you’re a regular reader of this blog (assuming you haven’t binned me after my 10-months AWOL) you’ll know that as well as being a graphic designer, i’m a photographer. I mainly supply libraries like Alamy – where my biggest … Continue reading

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Teninchwheels – an apology.

  Hello. Is anyone still reading this? Well,  i’m back. Sort of. I’m very conscious that I’ve neglected this blog for a long time, and for that i’m very sorry. My day job has settled into a new shift pattern, … Continue reading

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Tales That Are Told

The fire in the Brown Cow is cooking your leg, and there are four fresh pints of Landlord on the table. It’s your dad, your uncle, your brother and you. Your Grandad’s also there, as the fondly-told stories about him are brought out. The annual trip to … Continue reading

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The News Is Out

Last night I was up at the Camden Town brewery for the well-attended launch of a new beer magazine, Original Gravity.  A real treat to be knocking back Camden’s glorious  new(ish) Indian Hells Lager as the seductive aroma of boiling hops … Continue reading

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The Longest Day

Lee is here. Pickled eggs, big coffees and bacon sarnies on badly-chopped sourdough and off we go. Immediately lost in my own neighbourhood, baffled by the near-identical terraces where Leytonstone shades into Forest Gate. Both areas are getting tickled by gentrification; sash windows … Continue reading

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That Climb, A Mile Beyond Expectation

We’re up on what French TV is calling the Cote De Penistone, just outside Haworth – part of a crowd of a reported 65,000 local spectators who know it as Penistone Hill. Every shop, every house, every church, every pub … Continue reading

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It’s oh-so quiet.

Apologies for the silence. I’m still here, just rather tied down with a new job. New posts coming soon.

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Cycle Tracks Will Abound In Utopia

Until very recently, cycling to Central London from Leytonstone was a chore – and a potentially lethal one. Anyone riding the most direct east-west route had to negotiate Bow Roundabout, scene of the tragic deaths of Brian Dorling, Svitlana Tereshchenko and Venera Minakhmetova, … Continue reading

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Ten-Inch Wheels

Heading west through the sleeping city to my new desk at my new job. The sky in my mirrors waking into a golden morning, pulling back the curtains on early spring. London, you’re a lady. The thrill never dulls.

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