Monthly Archives: November 2011

Movember – Day 29

All good things come to an end, and Movember is coming to a close. It’s been a good month for me and my ‘tache – there’s been much banter with my friends and co-workers, I’ve had the amusement of spotting other … Continue reading

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Cocktail of the Week – The Continental

(Before I start on this week’s cocktail, I should point out that Harry’s Bar in Paris celebrated its hundredth birthday this week.) This week’s cocktail is related to the sours that I talked about last week, but it also covers … Continue reading

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Movember – Day 23

Yes, I missed Day 21, but I was out of town… On the plus side, the ‘tache is now well and truly established – both as a fixture on my upper lip and as a conversation piece – while I … Continue reading

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Cocktail of the Week – White Lady

This week I ventured into the realm of cocktail sours. (Note the “s” – there’s something out there in publand called Sourz, which Wikipedia tells me is some kind of fruit liqueur. As it only seems to have started up in 2008, … Continue reading

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Movember Day 15

Burt Reynolds. Errol Flynn. David Niven. William Powell. All great moustache wearers. Sadly, at the halfway point of Movember, I’m can’t honestly claim to be in their number. But I definitely now have a ‘tache. It’s not a great ‘tache. It’s … Continue reading

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Cocktail of the Week – The Gibson

As I’ve probably mentioned in this blog before, most of the trends and fashions that occupy us today are doomed will be forgotten in a few dozen years (making them pointless ephemera, I suppose.)  Similarly, we’ve mostly forgotten things that grasped the … Continue reading

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Movember – Day 7

Well, it’s been one week of Movember and the internet waits with collective bated breath to see how my proto-tache has progressed. So, without further ado: You’ll have to take my word for it that there’s something there – it’s … Continue reading

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