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Sat, 12 Mar 2011

Giving up sobriety for Lent 2011: week 1

The Church of Greg's School of Experimental Theology has noted that followers of lesser faiths claim to get spiritual benefits from giving up things that their deity disapproves of, such as fun and tasty food. Greg disapproves of being a po-faced teetotal git, so as an experiment this year observant Greggists are giving up sobriety.

Day 1: Wed 9 Mar

Cider brandy
Day 2: Thu 10 Mar

Myrtle gin
Day 3: Fri 11 Mar

Fuller's Bengal Lancer
Day 4: Sat 12 Mar

Sake. Hakushika Nama. Hot.

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Posted at 19:13 by David Cantrell
keywords: drinking | religion
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I am intrigued by your ideas and wish to subscribe to your newsletter :-)

Posted by vegivamp on Thu, 10 Mar 2011 at 13:50:57


You aren't posting reviews of the devotional liquors?

Posted by John on Sat, 12 Mar 2011 at 20:20:20


No, I'm far too lazy to do that.

Posted by David Cantrell on Sat, 12 Mar 2011 at 20:25:52


Too lazy? Too pissed perhaps.

PS your myrtle gin is horrid but cider brandy sounds lovely, did you make it?

Posted by Ruth on Mon, 21 Mar 2011 at 08:39:00


No, I bought the cider brandy at Middle Farm.

Top tip: put a slug of cider brandy into your hot chocolate FOR GREAT AWESOMNESS.

Posted by David Cantrell on Tue, 22 Mar 2011 at 07:59:30


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