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Nov

01

An interview with Alex Scott on new Origin Espresso Bar in Birmingham.

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Popping up on the Birmingham coffee scene are speciality roasters, Origin coffee. Already a partner of the city favourite Urban Coffee (they are the roasters behind their most fantastic Urban5 blend), they’ve now brought speciality coffee to Selfridges at The Bullring. The Origin espresso bar is headed by two familiar faces on the Birmingham scene, Alex Scott […]

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Sep

25

Guest blog: The Boston Tea Party – Cracking Coffee in Harborne’s old Clock Tower

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Once again, we’re delighted to welcome novelist A.A. Abbott to Coffee Birmingham. In her latest guest blog, she writes about a recent trip to the latest Boston Tea Party to open in Birmingham. ——- Harborne’s old Clock Tower has suddenly morphed into foodie destination School Yard – there’s a cookery school on the way, Urban […]

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Sep

10

Guest blogger William Gallagher on “coffee, creativity and napping”.

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We welcome guest blogger William Gallagher to Coffee Birmingham to offer up his creative productivity coffee solution. ———- Coffee houses have great atmosphere, central locations and just a buzz to them. That’s great. But we forget the fundamental fact that they also have coffee – and we forget how useful that drink is in so many ways. […]

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Sep

01

Guest blogger Andy Hare’s appreciation of Parisian-inspired Madeleine

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We welcome guest blogger Andy Hare to Coffee Birmingham to offer up his appreciation of Madeleine. ————- Question: Can artisan coffee house Madeleine conjour up images of a Parisian Cafe?  I have been meaning to visit Madeleine in The Cube, part of The Mailbox in Birmingham City Centre for a while. So on a Saturday, my wife […]

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Jul

17

Guest Blog: Confidence, Coaching and a Cup of Coffee (Dr Gary Wood)

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I am delighted to welcome Dr. Gary Wood to Coffee Birmingham to provide a unique perspective on what it is to go to a coffee shop. For Gary, the experience, environment, and confidence are things to be gained. —————– On my first island hopping trip my fellow traveller and I had just finished breakfast at […]

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Jul

11

Seven Alternative Uses for Instant Coffee

Seven Alternative Uses for Instant Coffee

So, instant coffee is wrong but that doesn’t mean it isn’t useful! Instead of just depositing your instant coffee grounds in the bin, coffee grounds have marvellous uses. Just google and you will discover a whole new world of practical ideas. So, on the blog this week, whether you need to shine those shoes or […]

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