The Electric Campervan

Dalbury E Campervan (3)

After helping launch the world's first electric campervan at the NEC last October (2014) I finally got the chance to take it out and give it a right good thrashing! Over the last 6 months, Fish Media has been working with a Derby based campervan conversion company - Hillside Leisure - to update their website and create new social media channels and I finally got the opportunity to test Continue Reading

My 2014 Year in Blogging

Your 2014 year in blogging

It's nice that Wordpress/Jetpack sends me a yearly overview of my blog. It helps to see which posts were more popular than others and reminds me that there are a few people out there that actually read what I write. It's not the most visited blog in the world, but I enjoy sharing anything that I find interesting and hope some of the posts help others. Click below to see the fireworks: 2014 Continue Reading

BrewTree – Gravity Fed Homebrew Stand

BrewTree 2

When I first started thinking about brewing in the garage I researched brewing stands and tables - mainly on Pinterest. I was amazed at the weird and wonderful sculptures that I found, a lot of these coming from the US. I found two main types of stands that interested me, one using a step system and one using a tree like frame. The main design feature for both being that you can transfer liquid Continue Reading

Testing The Grainfather – All Grain Brewing System

The Grainfather

In July I noticed an all-in-one brewing system being tested for the UK market by James Kemp, I was curious as this product resembled the Still Spirits Turbo 500 boiler that Martin and I started all-grain brewing with a year ago. A quick search confirmed that Imake Ltd the parent company for Still Spirits based in New Zealand had launched a new product - taking the Turbo 500 as a base boiler and Continue Reading