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WRITER, CONSULTANT AND BROADCASTER SPECIALISING IN BEER, PUBS AND CIDER. BEER WRITER OF THE YEAR 2009 AND 2012

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Friday, 25 May 2007

I don't think they have Wi-Fi here...

... so at the end of my first proper week's blogging, I'm going to have to have a week off.

This is Chesil Beach, Dorset, and I'm going here to spend a week in splendid isolation working on my as-yet-unnamed new book. I'll be reading about life in India in the 1830s, the roasting of pale malt, the brewing heyday of Burton-on-Trent and conditions aboard tall ships in the mid-Atlantic, and trying to fashion it all into a witty yet informative compelling narrative that you - yes, you - will hopefully want to rush out and buy some time in 2008.

Beer will be drunk. Peter Matthias' A History of the Brewing Industry 1700-1830 will be fallen asleep on. The dog...

Captain

will be taken for frequent walks, during which I hope to stumble not only on the beach's 18 million pebbles, but also on profound insights into the human condition - perhaps even some that still sound profound when I sober up the following morning.

See you in June...

2 comments:

BLTP said...

why no captain's blog?

Keith said...

Pete, can you bing me back an ammonite please?