Neue Weine

Neue Weine

Our Austrian section has been feeling a little sorry for itself of late and last Monday, determined to put things right, we headed off to a large Austrian tasting in Pall Mall. We intended staying for a couple of hours and instead stayed for five, such was the wonderfulness of the wines we tried.

Four More Years! Four More Years!

Four More Years! Four More Years!

We’ve got a big day on Tuesday. We’re four years old. We’ve consulted our child development books and we’ve learned that all sorts of adventures lie ahead. Over the next year, we can expect our vocabulary to grow. Indeed, only this week we learnt that Gemischter Satz is a field blend of Austrian grapes…

Make Earth Great Again

Make Earth Great Again

This is the Planet Earth, our planet. It is a small planet wrapped in clouds, but for us it is a very important place. It is home. But supposing we look away from the Earth and travel in our imaginations across the vast starry stretches of outer space. Then we can imagine other stars, stranger stars by far than ever shone in our night sky. And planets too…

And then, O what a glorious sight

And then, O what a glorious sight

Three reasons for buying a bottle of whisky this weekend: 1) Because it is freezing outside and a dram or two will seem like it will keep out the harsh January chill. 2) Because it was Burns’ Night last night and no-one wants to anoint their haggis with whisky on a school night. 3) Because we’ve restocked our whisky shelves…