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Random Coffee Things this week…

A frightening level of insanity:
http://www.montereyherald.com/local/ci_17471836?source=rss&nclick_check=1

An unpleasant discovery in Morrisons:

Something Nasty in the Supermarket

Charbucks Iced “coffee”. In a can. With caramel. Ugh.

Apparently, I am doing a poster presentation at the Vitae Public Engagement competition, in Durham on 6th April, which happens to coincide with UK Coffee week and the North East Coffee Festival I am supposed to be organising.

Coffee reaches the highest Futures price in 13 years… $1.40 above the Fairtrade Minimum….http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business/market_data/commodities/11705/default.stm

AND FINALLY:
89452 words
152 pages (unformatted)
3 years and 5 months (including 6 month maternity leave)
4 national and 3 international conferences
Approx 60 interviews
Over £1900 on long haul flights
Over £1000 on train fares to Sheffield….and:

THE THESIS IS COMPLETE.

Holy Frijoles, I’ve actually written a book.

It’s still in need of a ridiculous amount of editing, but I have now written every section that needs to be written. I am highly chuffed with myself – so impressed actually, that I am drinking bubbly, not actually espresso!!!

 

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Posted by on February 25, 2011 in Uncategorized