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The Art of Brewing

USE FOUR SIMPLE, WHOLESOME AND NATURAL INGREDIENTS TO BREW THE FINEST RANGE OF CASK ALES. Despite the simplicity of the ingredients – barley, water, yeast and hops – it’s in the creation of the recipe that the art and skill of the master brewer lies. That’s the real secret to success. Turn […]


The Secret Life of the Pencil

In our digital world, the humble pencil still holds a certain allure, as demonstrated in a new photographic series by Alex Hammond and Mike Tinney. The duo has shot close-up images of the pencils used by a variety of artists, writers, and designers (including Sir Paul Smith, above left, and […]


Visit Yorkshire

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a pioneering place that aims to challenge, inspire, inform and delight, welcoming over 380,000 visitors, including 40,000 learning visits each year. It’s probably the finest exhibition site for sculpture in the world.   YSP seeks to provide a centre of international, national and regional importance for […]


A puuurfect little tipple

This is one of our favourite slurps here at Balck_inc. Not too many though it’s a hefty beer and at 8.5% you know when you’ve sunk your second. Named after Robinsons’ brewery cat, Old Tom is almost as old as the brewery itself. It is recognised, both nationally and internationally, as […]


Neil to Ransom

Neil, one of Black_inc’s finest, gets a feature in Ransom Note. Ciaran Steward from Ransome Note writes: Every now and again I find myself flicking through the arts pages of a magazine in search of something interesting that might catch my eye and set my sense of intrigue ablaze. When […]


The Boundary House

An inviting country pub and restaurant in Methley serving great pub food using the best local ingredients Yorkshire has to offer. The bar has real ales, a cosy open fire and welcoming chairs. So if you’re ever in the area go in and make yourself at home… The Boundary House bar […]


The winners of the 2015 iPhone Photography Awards – in pictures

Michal Koralewski from Kozieglowy, Poland, won photographer of the year with this image of an accordionist in a square in Warsaw.   David Craik from Surrey, United Kingdom took second place capturing birds eating crumbs from a cafe table. Jeremy Kern of Washington DC, United States was awarded first place […]


Gobble gobble gobble…

‘Why why why are you talking about Christmas in July’ I hear you cry. Well, read on and all will become clear. This is just a little prompt really, a prompt to encourage you to make a note in your diary. The good folks at Swillington Organic Farm have taken delivery of […]