A Sudden Goodbye

He walks through the door, uncertain of what awaits; eyes wide and heavy of breath.  I am there to greet him, like so many times before – like so many others before. He doesn’t know. But I do. His friend hesitates but tries desperately not to meet his gaze.  This moment has been a long… Continue reading A Sudden Goodbye

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Beer Advent 2017: The End?

As we approach the new year, you can bet on one thing being completed; yes indeed, I finished all 24 beers of advent.  T’is true!  I will also confess the fact that I am once again a few days late in posting my final review.  Like many others, I decided to use my days off… Continue reading Beer Advent 2017: The End?

Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Pork Pie

After many a day, you and your companion have finally reached Blastenburg Castle to discuss business with the lord who resides within its walls.  Upon you arrival, Lord Covenbrand greets you with open arms and ushers you into his study to discuss the reason for your summons.  The room is decorated with ornately carved dark… Continue reading Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Pork Pie

Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Leek Soup

Weary from your travels on the muddy dirt road, you and your companion seek shelter for the night.  A wind begins to howl and the trees begin to sway back and forth.  A chill in the air sinks into your damp clothes and you shiver as the dark clouds loom overhead.  Your stomach begins to… Continue reading Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Leek Soup