The Fox, Coulsdon Common*

Table, chairs and window at The Fox

Sunday 8th July seemed just like every other day in July so far. The weather warm, muggy and in need of rain. The country increasingly wrapped up in the World Cup but enjoying a day of respite from being glued to the screen heart in mouth. But for me the evening was still going to […]

The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer

Front cover of Nathan Filer book

When I spotted The Shock of the Fall book on the shelf of a charity shop, it really interested me and even more so when I looked up the background of the author, Nathan Filer, and seen some of the people that had reviewed it. Having people with mental health issues or working in the […]

Labour Supper Club Fundraiser At Aqua, Croydon

Whether it is chomping down on your most bog-standard of Wetherspoons burgers or getting all glammed up and contending with numerous types of cutlery, you can pretty much be certain that if somebody suggests food out I will be there. And I mean why not? We all know that we will never be able to […]

The Day I Went To Crystal Palace Beer Festival

Crystal Palace Beer Festival - the pitch with the big screen for the FA Cup with sun beaming down onto it. 2017.

When Crystal Palace Beer Festival tickets went on sale there was a real chance that we would end up going along and watching the FA Cup with a sombre attitude as Palace found themselves relegated to the Championship. Luckily between purchasing the tickets and the day coming around the season was just about saved and […]

The Treehouse, South Croydon

By midday last Sunday I was absolutely exhausted. Travelling back from Yorkshire on the Saturday should have given me plenty of time to relax in the evening before my 5am alarm but the rota changed and I found myself unable to get to sleep with my fast-forwarded 3am alarm quickly approaching. At the end of […]

Bulmers Crushed Red Berries and Lime

Just a couple of days ago I was chatting about how I do not drink very much and with that part of me expected the other bottle of cider to sit in the fridge for a couple of weeks or until my partner got bored and decided to drink it himself. But after a couple of stressful […]

Bulmers Wild Blueberry And Lime

It is very rare that alcohol is something that I drink anymore and when I do I want freshness, something fruity and smooth without bitterness or really heavy ending. But on Friday night I asked my partner to get some cider for the evening and the weekend. In fact I asked for it to be […]