drinking

Not Your Grand Daddy’s Hotel

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Martini Mandate guest writer the Drinks Pimp sends this report from Cape Town: Cape Town’s Long street morphs from trendy Afro centric shops to a… Read More

Of Tuk Tuks and Politics

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Discussing the current situation in the Middle East with perfect strangers is not recommended.  Doing so in Sri Lanka with a tuk tuk driver, who… Read More

The Case of the Classy Broad and the Missing Limes

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They said I was going soft, just taking the easy cases. Fancy parlours in fancy hotels. Fifty dollar drinks and organic peanuts. Dames with $300… Read More

The Nigerian Cocktail Scam

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Nigerians must be some of the kindest, most generous people on earth.  Every week I am approached by Nigerians, many of whom I have never… Read More

Aprés Ski Cocktails with Heidi

The landscape in the Alps is jaw dropping

  Watching impossibly glamorous men and women hurtling down mountains in Sochi, I was moved to dig out my ski gear, pack a flask of… Read More

The London Transport Strike Forced Me to Visit a Whore House

Soho in London has always been home to whore houses

There is a transport strike on in London which is making it very difficult for me to get to the Savoy for my pre-prandial cocktail…. Read More

I Want You Inside Me

It hard to resist the pull of a beer inside you this summer in Oz

 I want you inside me – a guest blog featuring a prodigal daughter’s utterly biased guide to drinking in Melbourne. The thing about a snifter… Read More

Happy New Year! Now Let’s Get Rid of Your 2013 Hangover…

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Happy New Year! While many of you will have resolved to do or stop doing something in 2014, there is a pretty good chance that… Read More

Monkeying Around with the Dog

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Menu Dog! Taking a slow summer approach to writing I’ve asked a few friends to contribute pieces on their favourite summer haunts.  The first one… Read More

When Alcohol and Sex Don’t Mix

Dirty Oyster Martini at Tsuname

I drank an Oyster Martini.  It’s not a drink I ever wanted to have.  It sounds slimy and suspect.  However, I was in a good… Read More

How I Spent My Summer – Bootleggers, Chinamen and Gangster Molls

Before they discovered they were good at running casinos, native americans used to smuggle whiskey from Canada

Some twenty years ago in the middle of my MBA studies in New York City, I scored a summer marketing internship at the whisky division… Read More

Popping-Up with the Pope and the Perils of Gifting Your Girlfriend a Boob Job

The old pope moves in with the new

The old pope has moved in with the new pope.  I’m not sure they share a bathroom but I expect that Francis will need to… Read More

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