Beer during breakfast and lunch, wine during dinner and gin for a nightcap.
That was the standard day in the life of 17th century England, as water wasn't safe to drink. Soon, a new beverage would find its way from the East. Coffee. And in 1650, England's first coffeehouse opened. Moving from a depressant to a stimulant saw a rise in intellectual thinking and creativity. Thus, coffee is often attributed to The Age of Enlightenment.
So I wasn't surprised how many of my friends in the creative field are coffee lovers. In this new series, I sit down with them and discuss their love for coffee, get them to tell me their daily coffee routine and share a cup or two of the thinking man's drink.Read More