31 October 2023
With all the coffee shops in London to visit, respected stage actor and Hollywood great Woody Harrelson chose Coffee Plant for his cuppa. Here he is with handsome barista Sebastian Wolinski. Did he know that Coffee Plant owner Ian Henshall is a big fan, based not only on his acting talent but his truthful comments on politics. Curious? Google "Ian Henshall 911 attacks" and you will find more.
Harrelson is currently in the London play Ulster American, a controversial black comedy.
Harreslons's most bizarre role was in the scifi thriller A Scanner Darkly (2006), based on the Phillip K Dick book of the same name.
23 October 2023
Coffee Plant beats the panel
On sorting out papers in the shop we have found this one from the misty past, a time when no-one knew Strictly Come Dancing star Angela Rippon could do other things besides reading the news. (Yes, that's how she started up some 40 years ago, complete with Priness Diana hairstyle)
Coffee plant owner Ian Henshall was invited onto the TV programme What's My Line. At that time it was compered by Rippon who, understandably tired of reporting the plentiful bad news of Thatcher's Britain, was starting to experiment with new career possibilities.
2 October 2023
Good Energy is Coffee Plant's electricity supplier. Their electricity is 100% renewable (so they cannot juggle the figures to make bogus environmental claims like too many of their competitors.
This is from their latest newsletter...
Renewables are set to overtake coal as the world’s biggest power source
Countries around the world have made major investments in renewable energy over the past year. The expansion of renewables is 30% higher than predicted before the energy crisis.