It is CHUCKING down with rain in Essex at the moment. And though it’s a Friday, bad weather does definitely have an effect on my drinking plans for the evening.
Basically, it means all I want to do is curl up somewhere cosy. Preferably with a hot chocolate, topped with cream and a rather large dash of brandy in it. I don’t care that it’s July. If it’s raining and cold I do NOT feel like going out. Continue reading
“Work is the curse of the drinking classes.”
“I feel bad for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.”
– Frank Sinatra
So supermarkets. They haven’t exactly been the first word in glamour over the years, have they?
They’re cold (damn those fridge and freezer aisles), vast (just how many different types of toilet cleaner do you need?!) and you ALWAYS end up pushing a trolley with a wheel that’s having its own little party.
Safe to say, I don’t exactly relish doing our weekly shop.
But yesterday, things changed a little.
“Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.”
– Sammy Davis, Jr
“Here’s to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned
“After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world.”
― Oscar Wilde