Monthly Archives: October 2012

Featured Roast: Salimba Estate

This week we move back to the African Continent, but almost as far south as one will find coffee grown commercially. The Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe rise to 2,592 m (8,504 ft) with Mount Nyangani. The highest mountain in Zimbabwe. The … Continue reading

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A Few Good Yemen

Some more to do with this week’s feature roast: A Few Good Yemen | Sprudge.com | Coffee News & Frothy Gossip.

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Morning Dog Walk – 25th October, 2012: Conflicted Realities

Fire in the sky, Canada Geese above My pre-occupied head Conflicted Realities By RSR

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Doing coffee at Home—Italians Swap Cafe for Kitchen

To beat the Cafe prices Italians are opting to do their daily dose at home. Coffee-loving Italians swap cafe for kitchen | Reuters. Start with good whole fresh-roasted beans is a start!

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On Theme of This Week’s Featured Roast: Yemen in Reborn Coffee Industry

Yemen Hopes to Attract U.S. Investors in Reborn Coffee Industry | Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine.

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Featured Roast: Yemen Mocha Mattari

Last week we visited the Ngorongoro Crater region of Tanzania. This week we move up the coast of Africa across the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea to the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. Unlike its richer neighbours … Continue reading

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Featured Roast: Shangri La Estate – “The Second Cup Comes Easy!”

This week we are back to East Africa on the slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. This coffee from the Shangri La Estate in Tanzania has nice body to it and a good full clean flavour with some cocoa … Continue reading

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Last Day: Pontiac High School/ARTS: Exhibition at – chez Art Brûlant & IMPRESSIONS

Reminder: The exhibit of art by Pontiac High School students is up until the end of today, Saturday, October 13, 2012.   Pontiac High School Arts

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Morning Dog Walk – October 12, 2012: Waiting For The Sun

A sickle moon and a single star in a pale sky The wind, from the North West, is cold Last night’s rain has frozen We are waiting for the sun by RSR

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Current Worldwide Annual Coffee Consumption per capita

This set of graphs and its data gets referenced now and then. The Current Worldwide Annual Coffee Consumption per capita ……. I find it a rather interesting look at our coffee consumption. The biggest per capita consumers are not the … Continue reading

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