Jump to content
Snakehips

Happy Birthday MildredM !

Recommended Posts

Happy Birthday Mildred !!

 

Well, I'm assuming it's your birthday seeing as how your status for today reads 'Birthday Girl' ?

 

Never in the history of female hint-dropping have I experienced such a concerted campaign.

There's been more reminders on here about your bl**dy birthday than I get for me to pay my gas bill!

 

Anyway, thanks for brightening up the forum.

We have had a bit of a whip round and ordered you a new 'Like' button as your original one must be pretty much worn out by now.

 

Do have a lovely day and don't forget that tradition demands that you buy us all a cream cake to celebrate!


Londinium - R, Monolith MC3, Two Jugs, One TempTag, Nine Assorted And Much Sought After MildredM Bar Towels

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

LOL @Snakehips! New like button!

Happy birthday Mildred Mittens!


Rocket R58Ceado E37SAeropressAerGrind • Puck Puck cold brew widget • VST 18g basket • Torr Goldfinger 58.5 convex black Ti/walnut tamper • Torr Goldfinger 58.5 flat sharp edge tamper • Big bag o' beans • Triumph Street Triple 675R

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wheeeeeep!!!!! Oh THANK YOU and LIKE LIKE LIKE!, @Snakehips !!! Hehe! It is indeed my Birthday, fancy you noticing!!!

Anyway, here's a jolly big hug for you :)

 

I have thoroughly enjoyed joining in the forum fun, and even managed to be serious at times - imparting a dollop of wisdom or a smidgen of advice (that was probably totally incorrect, oh ok, it WAS totally incorrect)!

 

And thank you too, @hotmetal, and another hug!!

Virtual ream cakes for you both!

 

I would like to say you've both made my day but to be honest when I reveal all (shortly, I just need to recover some composure) you will realise it has been well and truly made already.

 

Suffice to say I *may* be updating my signature fairly shortly . . .

 

Awww! Thanks again!! XX


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Happy birthday Mildred :-)


Sage Bambino - BWT Bestmax - Niche in Black. Aeropress and Aergrind

 

Live and Let Live

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Not sure about a 'ream cake' but I'm chuffed to hear we've brightened your special day! I'm now on tenterhooks (good old Saxon phrase) to find out your secret to be revealed in your sig. Is it strong dark and muscular, with a huge set of burrs? Or are you being unfaithful to the R58 brotherhood? Or is it Guinea pig triplets!?


Rocket R58Ceado E37SAeropressAerGrind • Puck Puck cold brew widget • VST 18g basket • Torr Goldfinger 58.5 convex black Ti/walnut tamper • Torr Goldfinger 58.5 flat sharp edge tamper • Big bag o' beans • Triumph Street Triple 675R

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Not sure about a 'ream cake' but I'm chuffed to hear we've brightened your special day! I'm now on tenterhooks (good old Saxon phrase) to find out your secret to be revealed in your sig. Is it strong dark and muscular, with a huge set of burrs? Or are you being unfaithful to the R58 brotherhood? Or is it Guinea pig triplets!?

 

C C C CREAM cake! Doh! I am almost shaking with giddiness (or caffeine, most likely)!

 

Hmmmm strong, dark and muscular . . . got that, well, Ian is sort of fair haired-ish, but he's strong :)


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Happy birthday Mildred :-)

 

Aw! Thanks :)

C ream Cake for you too!!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Anyway, we started off here - Spring Espresso, York.

 

34530036635_18ef36769b_z.jpgUntitled by Mildred Mittens, on Flickr

 

With a slice of this, and that, and two cups of perfect Sq Mile Red Brick . . .

 

33687240954_2627395f8c_z.jpgUntitled by Mildred Mittens, on Flickr

 

We all approved!

 

34400005041_de7cc32ae9_z.jpgUntitled by Mildred Mittens, on Flickr


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Happy birthday!

 

Looks like you had a great start to your birthday I hope the rest of the day followed suit.

 

Ohh! Thanks very much :)

 

We have had a super duper day . . . and it got better, actually!!!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ohh! Thanks very much :)

 

We have had a super duper day . . . and it got better, actually!!!

 

 

Come on you have to share or is there going to be a big reveal?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I forgot, I received a Big Present before we set off!

 

34374285302_9f631b4a42_z.jpgUntitled by Mildred Mittens, on Flickr

 

You guessed!

 

33692328434_beb94097e8_z.jpgUntitled by Mildred Mittens, on Flickr

 

Got you there for a minute! This was the real contents! A jolly big salad bowl (for us, not the piggies)!

 

34374285462_51d957405d_z.jpgUntitled by Mildred Mittens, on Flickr


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Come on you have to share or is there going to be a big reveal?

 

Oh my! A little patience may be required . . . I need my tea now!!


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I almost forgot this bit too - coffee seconds!

 

34535107585_5e7d8695c1_z.jpgUntitled by Mildred Mittens, on Flickr


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Happy Birthday MM !

 

I'll give the ream cake a miss if its ok with you

 

Looking forward to the big reveal


a grinder a lever and some beans

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

happy birthday mildredm hope you have a great day


 ACS Vesuvius / Nuova Simonelli Musica Lux / Niche Zero Black Eureka Zenith 65E / Rancilio Rocky 2015 / Gene Cafe CBR-101 Osmio Zero Black Torr goldfinger 58.55 sharp edge 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Happy Birthday!

 

I got you the same thing I got you last year :D


Rocket Giotto Evo, Mythos, Torr x 2, Rapha Chris King Tamper (coz they are cool), VST's, Hausgrind, Airgrind, Hario Slim, Chemex, Aeropress, Oomph, Puck Puck, Bialetti, Black Acaia scales, Acia Lunas,fresh beans

Blah Blah Blah - it makes coffee

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Many happy returns for today


¿ ǝsǝɥʇ pɐǝɹ ǝuoʎuɐ sǝop

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Happy Birthday B)

And great latte art!


ECM Elektronika Profi II/ Fiorenzato F83/ VST

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Many Happy Returns for the day :drink:

Glad you enjoyed your day out!


GS3 MP, Ceado E92 and E37s, Feldgrind. Niche.

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oh my! Thank you ALL very much indeed - my portafilter runneth over :)

 

Tea has been munched . . . salad with a bit of extra salad on the side! And not a ream cake in sight!!

 

33726742893_0649e47323_z.jpg

 

But I forgot to mention the treature hunt earlier!

 

34152016150_acb3213b1e_z.jpg

 

The clues had me dashing hither and yon, closely followed by a very giddy Minty when she found a clue!

 

[video=youtube_share;uROFIwM_qaM]


2019 L-R with hand turned Thuya burr handles and toggles  /  1998 La Pavoni with NickNak single hole steam wand tip  /  Monolith Titan Conical & MAX  / HG-1  /  Kalita wave  /  Stag kettle  /  OCD  /  Joey Skateboard Handle Pullman Big Step & matching stirrer  /  gold B Plus stirrer  /  Push Tamper  /  Puqpress  /  15g & 18g vst  /  IMS 35μM  /  LDT  /  Barista Gear Titanium 12oz pitchers  /  LW Bean Cellars & Caddy  /  Decent thermometer  /  Acme Evo 150ml cups  /  Espazzola  /  Hottop  /  Acme and Loveramics cups /  embroidered by me bar towels  /  coffee bar towel logo embroiderer to the hoi polloi  /  in the cellars: North Star, Foundry, The Barn, HasBean, Coffee Compass  /  6 gorgeous guineas  /  a dog  /  a very lovely and understanding husband 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MildredsBarTowels

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • About
    Coffee Forums UK is the UK's premier coffee forum Started in June 2008 by Glenn Watson, we now have more than 24000 mainly UK based members, and welcome more than 3000 members and visitors from around the world each day! With strategic investment and digital expertise from the Jackson Lockhart team (Tait Pollack and Adam Bateman), we are taking Coffee Forums UK to the next level, and are delighted to share the journey with you.

    New Members:
    We are often referred to as the friendliest forum on the web and we look forward to welcoming you onboard. Please read our Terms of Use. We stick by them, existing members please familiarise yourselves with them.

    Advertising

    Coffee Forums Media Kit

    Click Here To Buy Advertising Space 
    £100 p/m when paid yearly, up-to: 690000 banner impressions per month!

     

    coffee-subscription-mini.png

    Become a friend of CFUK
    Buy Us A Monthly Coffee (massive thank you!) 

     

    Donate / Sponsor

    Click Here To Donate (big thank you!)

    Get Your Supporter Badge Today (per year)

    image.png



    Coffee Forums Logo
     

×
×
  • Create New...