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Journey Update: Proud & Panicking

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”

John Lennon

Last week, life turned a little brighter. I had a series of job interviews with a host of cafes in Paris, thanks to…

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My Life in Coffee Pt.1

After my baptism into specialty coffee, I bought a Clever Dripper. My close friend gave me a Hario hand grinder, and I started buying amazing coffee to brew. 523 more words


Coffee of the Month- The Natural

I am crazy about naturally processed coffees, so I obviously loved Counter Culture’s The Natural. I first tried this coffee at the Counter Culture Training Center… 195 more words


10. Blissful, wonderful, happy, caring

Given my breadth of interest during this period of my life – drinking – I became a fan of reality television. More specifically, I became a fan of Jersey Shore. 754 more words

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9. This cafe is youth, lust, and exploitation

I was out with Sarah, a cafe co-worker, drinking pitchers of Soft Parade at Woodys (the heady of version of Cheers), and literally crying over the tragic beauty of Professor Snape’s love for Harry Potter’s mother. 617 more words

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Frothing Milk

“You know, I heard there was a barista course you could take here in Brisbane,” Ollie said, looking a bit fraught as he microwaved his pizza for the second night in a row. 2,083 more words

Tips for newb's- new barista's

Hello. You have decided to apply at a coffee shop. Maybe you are a student and need the extra cash to be able to afford that really cool black cat sweater you saw in a window but is way too expensive for a cat sweater. 543 more words