Coffee: from Plantation to Cup

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Boat Shoes

Initially designed quite literally as shoes for boats, boat shoes were first introduced in the 1930’s by a seaman in the US Navy going by the name of Paul Sperry (More about him later). Fast forward to the 1970’s, when people began to look beyond the practicality of boat shoes and found them to be […]

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Rum – A Guide

History Rum was said to be first created in Barbados during the 17th century. It get’s its name from the word Rum-bullion, which is an old English word for an uproar or tumult. It’s made from sugarcane juice, sugarcane syrup or molasses. Variations Dark rums, also known by their particular colour, such as brown, black, or red rums, are […]

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5 Minutes: with Joe Simpson

Ape to Gentleman caught up with Joe Simpson, the Australian born rugby union player who plays scrum half for London Wasps and England. From the gym, to diet and favourite gadgets, find out more about this up-and-coming talent. What is your career highlight? Getting my first England cap. How many calories do you have per day? […]

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Win Open Row Tickets

For centuries Savile Row has been the centre of the world of tailoring with a loyal following of international clients traveling to the small London street for clothing of the highest quality. An air of mystery surrounds the Row, with its many doors hiding a treasure trove of history and craftsmanship that only a fortunate […]

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Coffee: Hardware

To conclude our coffee series, we have chosen the finest in home bean to cup coffee wizardry. After exploring the history of coffee followed by the best locations for production – it was only fair we shed light on the Krups EA9000. This machine is essentially the tool for home baristas. You may wonder why […]

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Coffee Production: Leading Locations

Leading on from our introduction, history and details of coffee (click the image above to read), we enlisted the expert-help of Mr Guy Eardley-Wilmot, Coffee Taster at Sea Island Coffee to spill the beans and takes us on a quick voyage around some of the world’s main coffee growing regions. Central America Central American coffees […]

Boat_Shoes

Boat Shoes

Initially designed quite literally as shoes for boats, boat shoes were first introduced in the 1930’s by a seaman in the US Navy going by the name of Paul Sperry (More about him later). Fast forward to the 1970’s, when people began to look beyond the practicality of boat shoes and found them to be […]

Rum_620

Rum – A Guide

History Rum was said to be first created in Barbados during the 17th century. It get’s its name from the word Rum-bullion, which is an old English word for an uproar or tumult. It’s made from sugarcane juice, sugarcane syrup or molasses. Variations Dark rums, also known by their particular colour, such as brown, black, or red rums, are […]

Joe-Simpson-London-Wasps_620

5 Minutes: with Joe Simpson

Ape to Gentleman caught up with Joe Simpson, the Australian born rugby union player who plays scrum half for London Wasps and England. From the gym, to diet and favourite gadgets, find out more about this up-and-coming talent. What is your career highlight? Getting my first England cap. How many calories do you have per day? […]

ChivasOpenRow-620

Win Open Row Tickets

For centuries Savile Row has been the centre of the world of tailoring with a loyal following of international clients traveling to the small London street for clothing of the highest quality. An air of mystery surrounds the Row, with its many doors hiding a treasure trove of history and craftsmanship that only a fortunate […]