The Drinking Man's Diary

The Drinking Man's Diary

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The future is Alizee
So, do Rachel (UK) and Sarah (US) have a rival....
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Tactile
Men in general are tactile creatures. It maybe because they...
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Getting a Round In
So we have not checked in on the now ex...
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Kentucky Soup
So Kentucky is the first to make it to the...
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My Real Top Six Bond Girls
Ok so after some serious deliberation these are my top...
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A Taste of Home
Good to see Max back from his holidays. What I...
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Still Happy, Also Wiser
It is nice to reminisce of the easy days before...
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Glory Days
I'm probably the most excited I've been for years knowing...
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Too many knockers
Now, after a hard day's work and getting it in...
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Signs of the times 5
Yep, it's not all bad. Max visited some great pubs...
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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 …