The Unreasonableness of The Average Tea Drinker

Like many people my insides were forced to convulse this week by an American guide to brewing British Tea. Repeated below for your horror. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0j13qYUqXU Beyond controversial Now you expect ol' grumpy Southern Oatcake to go on a 15 paragraph monologue on how this is the latest reason to escape from American cultural oppression. But … Continue reading The Unreasonableness of The Average Tea Drinker

Why divesting from fossil fuels might be a bad idea

I have been reading "The Intelligent Investor" by the peerless Benjamin Graham. People were not so concerned about climate change when it was last revised by the author in 1973, but it contains plenty to think about for the modern investor. Or, indeed, divestor. Since I kicked off with a provocative title, let's clear a … Continue reading Why divesting from fossil fuels might be a bad idea

Après Tour de France Drinking Game: Blackpool Edition

My apologies for my long absence, dear readers. I have been keeping myself occupied by moving to Hamburg to start a new job, and thus ruining the fundamental principle of the Southern Oatcake brand by leaving hipster Brixton for a meaty, lagery, altbeit very pleasant, corner of northern Europe. Anyway, you haven't come here to … Continue reading Après Tour de France Drinking Game: Blackpool Edition