At this time of the year everyone sets about trying to alter bad habits, get fit, change their diet and all sorts of other virtuous shit. Having tried these things unsuccessfully for 27 years I thought I'd embrace my drinking habit rather than trying to suppress it.
Pint No. 152 What? – Home 2.0, IPA Where? – Foodies Festival, Syon Park When? – Sunday 27th May 2018 Beer number 152 was easily the worst mistake I've made on this challenge to date. I even questioned whether or not to even put this beer on the list as I just couldn't finish it. … Continue reading Foodies Festival
One of my favourite bands at the moment Car Seat Headrest were playing The Roundhouse in Camden and I was desperate to go. I convinced Esther to join me using a variety of tactics including playing their music near constantly and begging. Fortunately, it didn't take too much effort. We clocked off work and transported … Continue reading I’m so sick of… Fill in the blanks
May weather was spoiling us a bit. Despite another post-cricket related hangover, we decided to pop out into London and enjoy the sun. Esther had her eye on Maltby Street market in Bermondsey to kick the day off. It's a bustling, vibrant street with lots of food and booze to try. After doing a length, … Continue reading Bermondsey + Tower Bridge
At my work, we do a monthly company presentation where we review how everything has gone in the prior month. Normally, this ends with someone running a game/quiz/task that everyone gets involved in. The fun game this month was, let's go to the pub. Fortunately for me, the pub was The Jolly Gardeners and they … Continue reading Liquid Lunch
I had a couple of cricket games this weekend, one in Wallington nearby Croydon on Saturday and a friendly at home on Putney Heath on Sunday. The weather on Saturday was absolutely atrocious meaning that our match was eventually abandoned. Sunday however, was glorious and top it off, we ran out easy winners of the … Continue reading Championies
We'd had our last night in Prague and boy were we feeling rough. We had to check out of the flat by 11AM which proved to be quite challenging, especially for Bone and Bag who were still pretty hammered. We caught the tram into central and found a KFC. Unfortunately the language barrier meant that … Continue reading Prague – Last Day
Day 3, and it's a real struggle. My blood was now at least 43% ABV, beer wasn't touching the sides and fatigue had really set in. We headed back to T-Anker on top of the department store and settled in for a long afternoon of getting W-Ankered. Round after round came in and we didn't … Continue reading Prague – Third Full Day