Is it coincidence or a clever scheduling move on our part that No. 66—released the Monday before we return to Cup North’s Manchester Coffee Festival this weekend—features the most-watched speaker to come out of our first year there? We’ll let you decide. In any case, this week, Colin Harmon is joined by Ross Brown as they talk through the building of Browns of Brockley, the early days of London coffee scene, and why opening a coffee shop can sometimes be a terrible, messy, and cringe-y—although still wonderful—thing.

photo by: justbean.co.uk