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You didn’t think I wouldn’t say anything……..

August 25, 2010


With my latest foray back into the world of blogging it would be remiss of me not to mention the sexist tripe that is the new Heineken advert. It is aesthetically very nicely done, clearly they’ve spent some money on it, but seriously, do the marketing team at Heineken still think the only way to […]

Great British Beer Festival – is it a girl thing?

August 24, 2010


Earlier this month I took some time out to enjoy a day at the Great British Beer Festival (all in the name of research). For me it was like an extra Christmas, 450 ales under one roof all wanting me to try them out and I had great fun. Two standout beers for me, once I managed […]

Is drinking around your kids ever ok?

August 22, 2010


In what feels like a sadly increasing trend, another mother has been sentenced for letting her child look after herself while she got drunk on holiday.  The mother in question, Alicia Jenkins, deemed it safe and appropriate to let her 11 year old daughter roam the beaches of Salou, famed for the booze filled, violent excess of […]

I blame the parents……..

August 22, 2010


In a week where the Daily Mail yet again place all of society’s alcohol problems at the feet of young women it seems that that the older generation aren’t as blameless as the the Mail would have us believe. The Temple Bowling Club in Denmark Hill, London, where most of the members are drawing a pension, have been refused an […]