The Drinking Man's Diary

The Drinking Man's Diary

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Drinking Highlights

Nobody Does It Better?
I agree with The Consul Roger Moore was inferior to Sean...
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The Ginger Man
Last night was one of those rare occasions where I...
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Maiden Flight
After a brief excursus into the delights of the lovely,...
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What Happened to The Little Park?
Kentucky, The Consul and I had some wonderful beer and...
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Patient Painting
It is a little known fact that Kentucky studied medicine...
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Too Much Sarah? Not at Christmas!
So I find myself repeatedly watching the youtube videos of...
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The Hot Tub King
One of the neat things about having a bad back...
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American Craft Beers?
It is pretty obvious by my beer choices that I...
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A fine beer
I like cleavage but beer counts too. We had a...
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Top Ten Punk Love Songs
So before The Consul takes over all musical lists on...
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Pasta Bowl
Now, there were two bogs in our Bailey prison wing....
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Recent Posts

Five Perfect Pubs 4

Something more traditional once more. Well let’s head to the Swan at Swinbrook. Everything you could possibly want. A wonderful beer garden with bantams wandering free. Their own vegetable patch where the food ingredients hail from. A view from the bridge over the river, with tables for al fresco drinking! …

The Joy of LIfe

Just over a year ago I posted about: Dead Shark Syndrome And I was reminded of this just last week.  My daughter turned 22 last Thursday and she drove 200 miles from college with 6 of her friends to visit Austin just for the night.  I showed them a few …

The Consul is Dead

‘Whatever people say I am, that’s what I am not.’ So said Albert Finney (RiP) long before the Arctic Numpties (fastest ever selling British debut album) in his breakthrough role in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. He also made Tom Jones, Erin Brockovich, Two for the Road, The Dresser, Miller’s …

The Early Days In Ten Drinks – 09 – Jameson Irish Whiskey

The penultimate phase in my early drinking days was very much Kentucky’s idea, as they so often were when it came to drinking. He would float an idea, and like a rabid dog I’d go for it. This is how we ended up withe Jameson Whiskey chasers. The madness is …