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Coffee-history: it’s bean quite a ride…

Coffee-history: it’s bean quite a ride… My blood type is coffee. As coffee was discovered before blood types, that may have ‘bean’ a common belief… Coffee is the second-most traded commodity in the world. It became popular and set off a social revolution by creating the modern coffeehouse after being discovered by goats. A goat herder from Ethiopia is thought to have discovered the invigorating effects of coffee in the 16th century when he saw his goats excitedly jumping around after eating berries from a tree. I’m not comparing people directly to those goats, but I do understand their excitement. These berries were dried and ground and with hot water an early version of coffee was born. Though, had the...

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Coping with coffee

“As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?”  – Cassandra Clare In a world of slight chaos, these words are sure to resonate with every coffeeholic out there. Every shimmer of joy can light up the seemingly overbearing darkness. Even when that joy comes in a cup… Although we are missing out on adventures, whether that be a coffee-date with friends or a moonlit night on a hiking trail, one thing we have gained is time. Usually there doesn’t seem to be enough hours in a day, now we have hours in abundance. And how to better spend those newly acquired hours than unwinding and relaxing, relieving yourself from that overbearing stress of urban...

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