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turning your cart

Ryokan, a Zen Buddhist Monk is the author of my all time favourite poem. It goes along the lines of  “if you point your cart south when you want to … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · 20 Comments

ristretto – italian for restraint

A Ristretto is a short pull on a double espresso shot giving just the first 30mls of intense syrupy black coffee. Whenever I order it the barista glances my way. It’s a … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · 9 Comments