Speciality Coffee Shop – Coffee

Previously I explained how important the choice of coffee should be when opening a speciality coffee shop. From the beginning we wanted only South and Central American coffee beans. This is harder than it seems. Most roasters have become accustomed to either doing a...

Speciality Coffee Shop – Research

Ever wondered what goes into setting up a small coffee shop? Or what type of research has to be done before the big day? It just so happens we are in the process of opening a speciality coffee bar in Knysna. Because I value service and appreciate good coffee, it...

Coffee and the cult

Hoping to finish my next book, I took a trip to Cape Town. I was looking for places that would boost or at least aid the writing process. By means of a twitter pole, locals began recommending worthy venues. Soon my trip became a mission. 10 coffee shops in 10 days....

It is very strange, this domination of our intellect by our digestive organs. We cannot work, we cannot think, unless our stomach wills so. It dictates to us our emotions, our passions. After eggs and bacon it says, “Work!” After beefsteak and porter, it says, “Sleep!” After a cup of tea (two spoonfuls for each cup, and don’t let it stand for more than three minutes), it says to the brain, “Now rise, and show your strength. Be eloquent, and deep, and tender; see, with a clear eye, into Nature, and into life: spread your white wings of quivering thought, and soar, a god-like spirit, over the whirling world beneath you, up through long lanes of flaming stars to the gates of eternity! – JEROME K JEROME

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James Fouche

If you write crime long enough you start to look like a criminal. Here I will be able to escape the criminal minds I write about, and blog about the things that keep me sane.

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