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Sat, 19 Mar 2011

Giving up sobriety for Lent 2011: week 2

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 5: Mon 14 Mar

Black Sheep Ruddy Ram
Day 6: Tue 15 Mar

Shepherd Neame Kent's Best
Day 7: Wed 16 Mar

just a little ginger wine :-)
Day 8: Thu 17 Mar

Jameson's whiskey
Day 9: Fri 18 Mar

Fuller's Chiswick Bitter
Day 10: Sat 19 Mar

Whisky toddy, made with Glenlivet

Those with sharp eyes will note that in the background of the picture of the whisky toddy, nestled in between Shakespeare and Whitman, are copies of Winnie The Pooh and The House At Pooh Corner, or, as they're called in the original Latin, Winnie Ille Pu and Domus Anguli Puensis. I recommend them.

Posted at 22:20 by David Cantrell
keywords: drinking | religion
Permalink | 3 Comments

My cupcake had Jameson's in the frosting, and bacon sprinkled on top.

Posted by John on Sat, 19 Mar 2011 at 04:09:05


Sounds lovely!

Posted by David Cantrell on Sat, 19 Mar 2011 at 14:37:57


It was! I had it with a glass of Oban.

Posted by John on Sat, 19 Mar 2011 at 23:54:08


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