Twhisky and Twavel

After the relatively slow start to 2009, and the lovely, restful Christmas break, I’ve started organising things for the year, and as I start booking things in, it looks like a pretty busy one. In fact… the past week or so has meant a rapid takeoff in the...

Back for a drink

There’s this sense you get, when you’re talking to someone who knows a little bit more about something you’re interested in, that they have access to something that’s just a little bit outside you’re reach. Like when you play chess or...

Whisky night in Stourbridge

Clutch and I made our way to Stourbridge by train yesterday evening. There was a tasting of Springbank Distillery whiskies happening at a specialist shop there called Nickolls and Perks. I happen to have bought a bottle of Springbank’s 10 Year Old Longrow 100...

Clutch opens the Longmorn

I had the distinct privelege of being with Clutch when he opened a 40 year-old bottle of Longmorn. He’s following this up with a trip to London to watch his fiancee run the Marathon, then his wedding in Scotland, his birthday, and a month in New Zealand on...