A week in politics

It’s tough at the top, when the public demand the undeliverable. Here is an imaginary monologue from this week.

Brown-Beer Brewing will help the Resurgence

Everyone talks about stout and porter, but no one drinks it. Here are some reasons to brew it and enjoy the beginnings of modern brewing, ca. 1730

Topography of Terror

Hildegard Kneff starred with Ernst Wilhelm Borchert, in ‘The Murderers Are Among Us’. A film about the Nazi war criminals, rejoining everyday life (1946) Topography – a detailed description or representation on a map of the physical features of an area. Terror – the use of extreme fear to intimidate people, especially for political reasons.Continue reading “Topography of Terror”

The Other Half – Days 8 and 9

Here are the next two chapters from my 5* novel, Someone Tell Me What Is Going On. Day 10 is imminent. Can’t wait? Then get the complete novel, free through Kindle Unlimited. Day 8. Interludes for more gossip. Monday. Not even out of bed yet and a text from Vera. I always put my phoneContinue reading “The Other Half – Days 8 and 9”

Farrenbacher Weissbier

A blast from the past – Baltimore 1995 – AHA annual bash. I was the principle speaker on the history of brewing. The handwritten copy of my talk is languishing in a filing box somewhere and I am not going to seek it out, so if you were there, Baltimore – June 14th 1995, andContinue reading “Farrenbacher Weissbier”


Die Geschichte hat zwei Heldinnen. Zuerst sollen Sie Felicity kennenlernen. Sie ist die älterer Frau. ‘Unkraut vergeht nicht!’ würde sie sagen. My novel <The Last Stop> can be purchased in English on Amazon. 🇬🇧  🇺🇸  Oder auf Deutsch DE Mein Roman <Endstation – Eine Geschichte aus Berlin> wird ab jeztz als Auszuge, erscheinen. Hier istContinue reading “Fremdgehen”