Alastair Bathgate


Manc lad - wine, food and Man City...

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Dusting of snow in central Manchester

Sam's Chop House in Manchester with a bottle of 98 Musar. Couldn't be happier! Oh, and the wife is here too...

And so this is Xmas in West Yorkshire. Anyone lend me some skis? #merrychristmaseveryone

F & M Flight - Chablis, P. Fuissé, Mersault. Steel, butter, honey respectively.

Over priced wines - avoid.

Shrigley Hall meeting room. Usual tea, coffee, water but a fine selection of Swizzels Matlow confections! Mmmmmm Parma Violets!

View from window of shrigley hall hotel.

Europe's tallest residential building

47 stories of fun. Manchester's Beetham Tower by night.

Sams's Chop House. It's like cuddling your childhood pet.

Manchester Xmas markets 11 years and counting...

Do you think this dessert looks like a cock forest?

Car wash queue in Leeds. Saturday mornings don't get more boring than this...

Someone has crayoned a body outline on my Travelodge carpet!

B of the Bang was here...once

My bramley tree produced a total of 3 apples this year. Last year 10,000. Why?

Beautiful crisp sun-drenched frostathon in W.Yorkshire this morn. I'm off to Manchester now.

On a horse and cart with and

Top bloke André and great idea for a comprehensive wine DBMS. #ewbc

If u r at #ewbc I recommend trying the Verdelho 2008 next to the piano yum...