Yesterday I had the great pleasure of attending the launch party of a new London microbakery, Adam Newey’s The Hill Bakery near New Cross Gate – wrong side of the river, I know, but nothing’s perfect – http://thehillbakery.co.uk/
Pretty perfect apart from that:
But then he’s got one of these beasties:
which in my view is cheating because I can’t afford one.
He’s a talented man: journalist, editor, poetry critic – there aren’t that many bakers whose poetry review you can read in the Guardian on the way down to visit him – plus he doubles as a printer using a small hand press, his response to a world being taken over by Google, Linkedin and bread ambassadors. And we have so much in common, like a love of Westons Old Rosie. In fact this is how he looked to me by the end of the party:
I hate phone cameras.