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Heart and Crown wins partial victory in appeal of licence suspension

On a February night in 2011, a group of 15 co-workers celebrating a birthday took in a show at a comedy club on Preston Street, then crossed the road for 65 minutes of hard-core drinking at the Heart and Crown Irish Pub. 479 more words

Local News

Auntie Doris’s That’s Swearing #5: Gordon Bennett

This one is another of those non-satisfying cuss words for me. Its alright for perky little Londoners off the telly, but I like something that I can get my teeth into. 724 more words


“Whiskey Kisses”

It really wasn’t all that far from the barstool to the floor. Still, it took him longer to get there than he thought it might. 794 more words

Social Commentary

I'm Not As Think

How bad is drunkenness, anyway?

This is a bit of a strange topic, so here’s some background. Occasionally, people will use the part of the Bible where Noah becomes drunk after the flood to call him a drunkard, and use that as an argument that he really isn’t that good of a man, so why is he this shining “only just man” according to the story? 303 more words


Talking to Young People About Drinking

I like the taste of some beers. I really do. I like enjoying a nice beer. It relaxes me and it calms me. Wine does the same thing. 666 more words


Vino inertia

I’ve been thinking a lot about alcohol again recently – or more specifically, alcohol abuse. Probably because I’ve been reading a biography of Oliver Reed, an actor I greatly admire, but who’s penchant for the bottle tarnished and destroyed both career and life. 816 more words


Drinking to Drunkenness

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
For they shall be filled.
Matthew 5:6

Drinking is not a sin. The sin is drunkenness. 414 more words