Sloes: Not just for gin

October 27, 2014 zech 4

If you’ve read MKG’s series, Taking the fear out of wine making – and if you haven’t, I’d recommend it – you’ll know that it’s possible to start making wine with very little by way […]

Rose hips: Why bother?

September 29, 2014 zech 8

The hedgerows are dotted with the little red gems that are rose hips and they’re almost too pretty to pick, so why would you? For a start, rose hips are very rich in vitamin C, […]

Homebrew Thoughts from a B-Road

September 10, 2014 mkg 0

I often wonder how many people of a certain age – my age, really – can sometimes walk, at about 8.30 am, past a pub with its doors thrown wide open as the cleaners do […]

Booze for Free by Andy Hamilton

August 14, 2011 Andy Hamilton 32

Despite the long lonely days (and sometimes nights) with just a keyboard for company, the occasionally twinge of RSI, the days of procrastination and the slow withdraw from everyday life, I love being a writer […]

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