Tag Archives: alcohol

Car Parks

Telegraph: Pubs allowed to turn car parks into beer gardens under plans to bolster hospitality industry Is this something new? For it conjured up a vivid memory of visiting a large ivy-covered pub with my parents on the 1950s. and … Continue reading

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The Coming War On Tea and Coffee

Brigitte drew attention to something that a spokesman for the Stuttgart Oktoberfest said recently: “Smoking is part of socializing.“ This is of course perfectly true. And smoking bans are attacks on society, on conviviality, on community, on friendship. Smoking bans … Continue reading

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The War on Alcohol Intensifies

I hadn’t been aware that the Scottish drink-drive limit had been reduced (from 0.08% to 0.05%) in early December. From Pub Curmudgeon: In the sidebar, I say of the possible reduction of the UK drink-driving limit that “In my, view … Continue reading

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