Opposite – real coffee in Leeds

Opposite Coffee, Leeds

I wrote last week about the new Starbucks stealth cafés that are springing up in Seattle, and as an afterthought added that Opposite in the Victoria Quarter probably serves the best coffee in Leeds. This doesn’t do Opposite justice. Opposite’s original branch is opposite the Parkinson building at the University of Leeds, tempting academics out [...]

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On the tragic state of coffee in the office

On the tragic state of coffee in the office post image

There are a couple of things I dislike about my job. One is Internal Audit, the other is this coffee machine. This coffee machine is my office nemesis. It serves the worst coffee imaginable – too strong, foul tasting, with little bits of undissolved instant coffee around the top of the too small plastic cup. [...]

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