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Age, barrel or region? What's most important for whisky?
Skagboys paired alongside Johnnie Walker Black Label makes a fine combination The Book: Skagboys by Irvine Welsh. (2012). Published by Jonathan Cape (Great Britain). 548 pages. ISBN: 9780224087902 It's another return to the world of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting but this time showcasing some of our familiar cast of characters in somewhat different circumstances. Another example … Continue reading Skagboys by Irvine Welsh
Whisky is a gloriously diverse and expansive drink. I have long claimed that there is not a single person in the world who can say they do not like whisky, just that they have never tried the right one. Of course, the right one may be a ludicrously expensive Yamazaki 35 Year Old Japanese Single … Continue reading What do you drink your whisky from?
The Book: Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist (translated from the Swedish by Ebba Segerberg. (2007). Published by Quercus. 519 pages. ISBN: 9781847248489 I am really somewhat punctilious when it comes to the condition of books I read. Those who crack and bend back the spine of a book are on a par with … Continue reading Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist
The Book: The Blade Artist by Irvine Welsh. (2016) Published by Jonathan Cape. 288 pages. ISBN:9780224102155 I will admit to somewhat rejoining the Irvine Welsh/Trainspotting bandwagon since the long awaited sequel to Danny Boyle's seminal 1996 film was released at the end of January. It was about 10 years ago when I was finishing my GCSEs that … Continue reading The Blade Artist by Irvine Welsh