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Blog posts from September 2013

  1. Ready to planet? Events for World Space Week 2013

    September 26, 2013
    by | events

    World Space Week logo Got a space cadet in the family? Starstruck about the stellar? Then you might already know about World Space Week from 4 – 10 October: set up in 1999 to annually celebrate giant leaps for mankind, galaxies far far away, and all things space. Cos-mic.


    From stargazing in the Brecon ...

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  2. How to make blackberry brandy – and other boozy autumn foraging recipes

    September 18, 2013
    by | guides | seasonal

    Ingredients for our bramble brandy. All ours (cackle). We have been questioned about our alcohol habits recently.


    This scurrilous snooping was the result of apparent over-enthusiasm re our autumn foraging plans, which mainly consist of picking sloes for sloe gin, bagging blackberries and plums for brandy (two lots), eyeing up rosehips to attempt wine and unashamedly liberating fallen ...

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  3. Fantabulous volumes – a children’s bookworm trail for Roald Dahl Day

    September 13, 2013
    by | events


    George's Marvellous MedicineHappy Roald Dahl Day! We don’t need much of an excuse to celebrate at Pitchup.com, as it is a fact universally acknowledged that we are geeky about books. Especially kids’ books, which we read while washing down lashings of ginger beer, a phrase that was never actually used in ...

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  4. Coastal Communities cash! Funding for seaside areas

    September 5, 2013
    by | news

    Yes please... We is agreeing with the gov’mint! (Brief pause while we lie down and fan selves.) To be fair, we normally agree with grants, schemes and general cleverness re doshing out readies (tick) to deprived areas (another tick) at the seaside (tick the third), but we like to pretend to judge ...

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