Australia’s Favourites

So something I’ve been meaning to get around to since… one of the lockdowns, I forget which, is sampling and reviewing Australia’s Favourite Beers. Not as judged by a poll so unregulated and highly influenceable (and therefore ultimately meaningless) as the Hottest 100, but by something that TNG fans have been clamouring for since theContinue reading “Australia’s Favourites”

Café Entropie du Societé

Well, we survived the year of the Wiggles. Barely. With 2022 behind us and lockdowns in the distant rearview mirror, the pandemic carries on but we… just don’t seem to care anymore. I mean, our government is still side-eyeing China, calling to implement stricter testing and border controls on everyone who has so much asContinue reading “Café Entropie du Societé”

Notes from an Advent Calendar

Once again, the season has passed and the Carwyn Cellars Canvent Calendar has been and gone. Like Frosty the Snowman, it brought with it important lessons, love and joy, as well as something to do in the silly season before disappearing for another year. Below are my tasting notes for each of the beers –Continue reading “Notes from an Advent Calendar”

On a Relatable Problem for a Man of the People: How to Alienate Everyone You Know – Particularly Those of a Parental Disposition: A Tract (self published, in E-form) By Chudley Smythington-Smith-Smythe-Smith, Baronet

A Tract (self published, in E-form) By Chudley Smythington-Smith-Smythe-Smith The very worst crime imaginable happened tonight. Come with me on wings of fancy and picture this, dear reader: It’s Tuesday Night, and you’ve been out for a lovely evening somewhere, a trivia night or several cleansing ales with choice friends, perhaps a pub night orContinue reading “On a Relatable Problem for a Man of the People: How to Alienate Everyone You Know – Particularly Those of a Parental Disposition: A Tract (self published, in E-form) By Chudley Smythington-Smith-Smythe-Smith, Baronet”

Opportunism vs Selectivism

In conversation with my partner the other day, she asked me the simple question ‘what is your favourite chocolate bar?” I think I surprised both of us by not really having an answer. Well, not having a satisfying answer – my response was “I usually just get whatever’s on special.” It was true when IContinue reading “Opportunism vs Selectivism”