Author: Colin Anderson

  • Beer, Swann and Hoagies

    Maltings Beer Festival, Newton Abbot, April 14-16 I got through about 14 or so great beers over two days, and not a bad one amongst them. I also got to see Nicky Swann live and indulge in some of the best sausage hoagies you will get anywhere. The 19th Maltings beer festival was better than […]

  • Is poor pub service becoming the norm?

    Is poor pub service becoming the norm?

    As you can see this is a rather nice looking pub and, despite the fact it is a Nicholson’s I thought it would be worth a visit. It’s THE CLACHAN in Kingly Street, Soho, just behind Liberty’s (central London). I was in town for a meeting and joined an old friend for a few pints […]

  • Olympic Energy Centre

    Olympic Energy Centre

    The Energy Centre under construction at the Olympic Park in Stratford was the largest project of its kind I had ever seen, providing low-carbon power, heat and cooling.

  • Rena in Red

    Rena in Red

    My partner in 1990 at my flat in south London, looking as lovely as ever.