I Like Booze

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    Wine Tasting

      Honest. In lieu of band rehearsal I decided it was my turn to buy the wine. Sophie, the cellist, spent quite a lot of time in France so's she's got a bit of a big nose, winewise. She sniffs at what I buy and usually her eyebrows knit at my High Alcohol %, cheap price, or...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Nov 24, 2013

    Product Placement

    Glenmorangie When we play the Open Mic night at the Lamplighter they're kind enough to give us both a free drink afterwards, for our efforts. As we'll have had a couple of beers before playing, to steel our nerves, we have chosen to be mature and have a Glenmorangie to celebrate...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Nov 18, 2013

    W(h)ine

    Maudlin then witty. Poetic then pissy. Oh My!  I never noticed you were so pretty. Dizzy
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Apr 25, 2013

    Januarys

    Pondering the delights of Ginger Wine.January, for some, is a time of alcoholic restraint, but for me it presents an abundance of elixirs to sup, allowing some respite from the snow, the debts from Christmas, and, to be frank, life in general.  My mother has 5 hard-drinking...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Jan 20, 2013

    I'm Not Fussy

    If I'm out I drink Guinness, if I'm in I drink Vodka.However, I've been known to drink way too much of everything.  Thunderbird, Newcastle Brown, whiskey, tequila, various wines etc.  I only know this from photographs people have taken but if I try hard I can sometimes...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Feb 18, 2011

    Several drinks later I applied fora promotion

    where I work. I was turned down at the application phase. Ouch. The manager took me aside at about 2pm on Friday afternoon and let me know the bad news. I wasn’t best pleased, and I said so. I spent the afternoon in a bit of spoilt child personality style. I worked extra hard...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    May 6, 2014

    Poison

    This week's work-related stress is a series of Anti-Alcohol talks I'm having to deliver to a local school, during assemblies. By the end of the week I'll have seen 400 of their smiling little faces.  It was awkward to know at what level to pitch it as they're grouped in their...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Feb 21, 2013
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