Category Archives: Beer

Toronto, Then

Three years ago this week we were in Toronto. I just came across these photos whilst looking for pictures of Christmas trees (for a post about Christmas trees). The trip was half business, half holidays, and for the most of … Continue reading

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Leeds Rugby League, My History

From the mid-1970s until just into the 80s, I went with my dad to see pretty much every match played by Leeds RLFC. Home at Headingley, and away. These were the golden years for (pre-Rhinos) Leeds; successive Challenge Cup wins … Continue reading

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Orwellian Notes On Erroneous Queueing

I had occasion yesterday* to observe a peculiar bit of going-on at a pub where I was visiting, and thought I might share a few notes about it. As I write it up now I do so having just finished … Continue reading

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‘A Lady’s Good Liquor’

With this week’s news concerning minimum alcohol pricing and the ongoing political and economic efforts to address drink-related health and crime issues, I was fascinated to find this boozy and quite disturbing rant from the pen of ‘A Lady’; again, … Continue reading

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Fisher Lame (sic)

In September 2007 I fell off our front doorstep and knackered some metatarsals in my left foot. This was just weeks after moving into the house where we now live, and I was unaccustomed to the front steps being higher, … Continue reading

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Salty Beer

An early taste of lachrymose. Happy Friday Cheers! © Steve Mitchell, Fisher Lane, 2012

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Coffee, Sausage, Beer

… or The Nom-Nom Reader der Zweite. Have just finished reading Stasiland, by Anna Funder – astonishing stories of long, dull nightmares whose closeness and recency deny the typical misted horizons of history; interviews with haunted lives, bruised souls. Is … Continue reading

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