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Book Review: The Apple Orchard – The Story Of Our Most English Fruit, by Pete Brown I picked this up almost a year ago in the work book sale. The apple tree here (most likely a Bramley) fruits heavily every … Continue reading

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More tea, vicar?

Book Review: Empire of Tea – The Asian Leaf that Conquered the World, by Markman Ellis, Richard Coulton and Matthew Mauger It is, apparently, almost 10 years since I read Markman Ellis’ The Coffee House, which is what prompted me … Continue reading

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Best of 2016

Well, 2016 has been rubbish, but let’s try and pick out some more positive things from the year: Fiction – Doctor Who – Shada, by Gareth Roberts / Douglas Adams Non-Fiction – 1946 – The Making of the Modern World, … Continue reading

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Best of 2015

Fiction – The Merchants of Light – A Novel of Venice, by Marta Maretich Non-Fiction – The Cucumber for Java Book, by Seb Rose, Matt Wynne, and Aslak Helles√ły Music – Prom 28 – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Seven Studies on … Continue reading

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