Occasional ramblings from a feminist, atheist, autistic academic and historic narrow boater who likes cats, beer, tea, and solitude, and is strangely fascinated by the cinema organ.
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Hmmm, not much point deleting as they don't actually disappear - it just looks like I've been censoring!
Ok, got it now.Sorry to mess up your comments, Sarah, delete some if you can.CheersJoho
Sparkler (noun) Device used up north to strip all the flavour, life and (ironically) sparkle out of beer, but to put a wodge of foam on top by way of compensation. Railed about at greater length here: https://chertsey130.blogspot.com/2011/09/can-i-have-flake-in-that.html#comment-formI had to mention it, as I am known for always ordering 'a pint of X with-the-sparkler-off-please' and it's clear from the glass in the photo that on this occasion I hadn't. Actually, I think even Landlord, a quintessential northern beer, is better without, but I was too polite (or scared) to say so.
Good grief. We certainly don't have those down here (AFAIK - I'm a lager fan).
I forgive you.