Mile High Martinis

Long haul flights are excruciatingly boring. If you are a frequent flyer you’ve already seen all the movies. The quality of the food ranges from… Read More

The Case of the Classy Broad and the Missing Limes

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

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

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

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

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

Martinis, Marathons and Getting Gingered Up

“To believe this story you must believe that the human race be one joyous family, working together, laughing together, achieving the impossible. Last Sunday, in… Read More

The Lion, the Witch, and the Drinks They Found in a Wardrobe

Poverty fascinates the middle classes. Writers and artists seek to interpret and chronicle it. Liberals ritualise it to connect with their inner bleeding heartedness. Legions… Read More

Vodka Infused Kitty

I used to worry about the environment until I realised that switching to long life lightbulbs was pointless as long as nations kept dropping uranium… Read More

Merry Christmas! Happy Hangovers!

The period between Christmas and New Year is delightful.  The preference is to nest with family and friends while eating rich food and drinking copiously (although a… Read More

Serendipity is a Tamarind Martini

Take a fun loving tropical island nation and lock the people up for three decades.  Then throw open the doors and let the sun shine… Read More

An African Odyssey: Dog’s Bollocks and Bitch’s Tits

I had recently arrived from America and was tasked with interviewing some UK customers by my employer.  One such customer accused the company of being… Read More

Cock Shots and the Candidates: The US Election Issue

The US election season is upon us. Americans get to choose between pachyderms and donkeys. The rest of the world looks on with a fascination… Read More


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