All posts tagged UK

  • The Scary Sights of Halloween
    1 November 2011, No comments

    Zombies stumble through the streets… ghoulish-looking creatures stagger about mumbling unintelligibly… other vaguely-human creatures drip blood and adopt threatening postures. Saturday nights in English cities can get quite interesting. ...

  • In the News – October 2011
    28 October 2011, No comments

    Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning, rather than overdosing on illegal drugs. So that’s alright then, apparently. And, as we all know, alcohol is not a drug: it’s a drink. Deborah […]

  • Out on the Hop
    10 October 2011, No comments

    Weekends can be a funny time if you don’t drink. Staying in is hardly exciting, but going out tends to mean queuing in packed bars amidst the eager elbows of drinkers. […]

  • Food for Thought
    1 October 2011, 1 Comment

    So I’m down in London for a stag do (bachelor party) catching up with an old friend. It’s due to be an expensive weekend so we decide to keep our […]

  • Replacing Beer
    28 September 2011, No comments

    We like our volume-based drinks here in the UK, regardless of alcohol content. Whilst those in much of mainland Europe are knocking back teeny thimbles of espresso, our cafés have […]

  • The Folk Train
    15 September 2011, 1 Comment

    Five years have passed since I stopped drinking, but I’m still always on the lookout for new things to do in the evening that don’t fundamentally revolve around alcohol. On […]