The Drinking Man's Diary

The Drinking Man's Diary

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Drinking Highlights

Peasy Posting
'Cos Max hasn't been abroad in a while now, I'm...
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The public can
Well, we've had three years of beer tax cuts in...
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Wonder Woman For Sure!
So I just finished watching Wonder Woman for the first...
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Greatest Year in Music 6
I have a lot of affection for 1972, partly because...
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Bang Bang …
You can always rely on The Consul to remind you...
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I love this song!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEqutXnp0Vc
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The Gang of Four
I must continue to say how impressed I am with...
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DoA?
DoA? Drunk or Alcoholic? Lovers of etymology will wish to...
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I Really Like Christmas
So we are nearly there for 2017, and my new...
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Recent Posts

Nick Lowe and His Sound

Sometimes I think The Consul and I live in parallel universes: Squonk Regarding American Squirm I too purchased the single because of the “B” side that was actually sung by the other Elvis. To this day, although Nick Lowe wrote the song, I think Costello’s version is not only better, …

Squonk

I’m lovin it — no, not McDonalds you schmuck; I mean Maxim Max’s post about NL. I remember pur—–chasing that par—-ticular re—-cord back in the day; mainly ‘cos What’s So Funny was on the other side. But yes it fed into the trashing of American mythology along with Radio Radio …

Choices

What a dilemma. I found these two tomes in a bookshop and thought I’d take a photo of them together. Do you care, like Felicity, and give a Fig and put lots of effort in trying to succeed with your goals; or do you, like Mark, believe that striving is …

Macallan 18

Although the ELO concert on Monday was not as exciting as I had hoped, (though I’m still thinking of Rosie Langley for sure) we still had a great mini-break in Dallas this week. Last night we found ourselves back in my favorite Dallas bar The Library and it didn’t disappoint. …

The CD Concert

When you go to a live concert you’re hoping to hear your favorite songs. But of course you want more than that, you could stay at home and listen to the albums if that is all you wanted. You are looking for atmosphere and some connection with the band. In …