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Stress-Free, Flexible Book Club

I’d always rather fancied being a member of a book club. Surely discussions started with “My book club is reading…” would add an air of sophistication to my less-than-sophisticated demeanor.  But as responsibilities and commitments mounted, reality set in – joining a book club would be stressful! What if I didn’t have the time to […]

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Kingsley Amis’ drinking books

The Guardian remembers Kingsley Amis’ drinking books. All three have now been combined into Everyday Drinking. Milk Punch (one part brandy, one part bourbon, four parts milk, plus nutmeg and frozen milk cubes) is ‘to be drunk immediately on rising, in lieu of eating breakfast.

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