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The Drunken Adventures of Carly

Eastbourne Beer Festival: A Drunken Write-up

It’s funny how, after everything, I’m still standing here alone on this windy carriageway waiting for the 51 bus to Eastbourne. But some things do change, as I soon found out after leaping out in front of the bus – which promptly screeched to a halt in the middle of the dual carriageway – and getting an earful from the driver … Continue reading »

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Video: The F Word…Feuerzangenbowle!

There’s nothing more heady and intoxicating than a nice hot mulled wine in December. So ever since I heard rumour of a drink made of mulled wine and 80% rum and set on fire like absinthe, I’ve been able to think of little else. I waited for months as Julika coaxed various relatives into bringing … Continue reading »

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The “Underground AleWay” Brighton & Sussex Ale Trail

If you’ve been with me from the beginning you’ll remember my post on the Prince Albert, my first pub of this years’ Ale Trail. Well, while I didn’t want to bore you with all the details, rest assured, I’ve been busy. I’ve taken the liberty of ranking each pub from one to 40. It’s worth … Continue reading »

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Bringing Sherry Back!

Welcome to the “Bringing Sherry Back!” Campaign, which started out as a drunken bet in a pub and is now going global! I’m not the first to try to bring sherry back. Back in 2009, the Young Winos of LA gave it a go, held a dedicated tasting night and were interviewed by Marketplace on … Continue reading »

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What the Hell Am I Supposed to Drink in Morocco?!

We’d made it through Security and Passport Control waving our boarding passes blindly in front of us and attracting surprisingly little attention. It was in the Bridge pub at Stansted, starting as I meant to go on; pint in hand, that we were told where we were going to spend the next few days. Marrakech. “Wait … Continue reading »

Categories: Africa, Morocco, Travel Stories | Tags: , , | 29 Comments