• The Soap Opera Ends

    At Last the Soap opera is over. One of the most emotive and responded-to blog posts I have ever done was this one here, on the plight of the amazing farm Machacamrca. http://www.hasblog.co.uk/no-machacamarca-this-year I did and update a few months back here http://www.hasblog.co.uk/machacamrca-update where things looked to be getting better It was a truly sad… Continue Reading

  • FREE Espresso Training Book

    In April we released an E Book for Ipad owners to read and enjoy. Apparently not all of you share my apple addiction, so we have managed to export this into a hand PDF so you can all stop being angry at me now. We get asked about how to prepare espresso a lot, what… Continue Reading

  • Tamper Tantrum Line up for Nice

    Some of you may know I do this project with my buddy Colin Harmon called tamper tantrum. A chance for coffee professionals to come together to talk about coffee stuff. This year were hosting the event at the World of Coffee event in Nice France, and we announced our line up last night. We did… Continue Reading

  • Yo Yo time for guest blend number 6

    Yo Yo here we gooooooooooo…………….. This is the 6th in a new line of guest coffee blends that we are introducing in 2013. Each month there will be a new blend for which there will be an original label in a different style of bag, and of which there will only be 500 made. Each… Continue Reading

  • Machacamrca Update

    One of the most emotive and responded-to blog posts I have ever done was this one here, on the plight of the amazing farm Machacamrca. http://www.hasblog.co.uk/no-machacamarca-this-year It was a truly sad event. The farm was taken from the family by the local community, in an unlawful land grabbing episode, which shocked the family and me.… Continue Reading

  • So long, and thanks for all the fish…….

    Its time for blend number 5 of our guest blend range, and this month its called “Don’t Panic” I love Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy, not the new rubbish film, but the book and the bbc tv series and radio program that was spawned from the book. I┬ádon’t do a good job but I always… Continue Reading