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The Festival of Me

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Twas my birthday last Saturday, and as my fellow administrator was off touring the St George distillery in the USA (which you will hear about in very short order), I gathered a few other equally louche friends for an afternoon of absinthe, boules and chocolate pirate cake at Obervatory Hill, Millers Point.

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Posted by Robert on May 7th 2008 | Filed in Events,News,People,Style,Uncategorized | Comments (0)

From Inside The Green

I’m writing this entry after having worked through two bottles of Mansinthe, a bottle and a half of Kubler 53, a bottle each of Lemercier 72 and La Fee Parisian, a handful of glasses of Duplais Verte, and a lone, muddy louche of Jacques Senaux Black.

Needless to say, this wasn’t in a single evening.

It’s been a few months now since I had my first taste of Mansinthe, but the details of the event are still clear to me. Matter of fact, I’m sipping the last glass from my second bottle as I write this, and Marilyn Manson’s particular version of la fee verte is doing a decent job of jogging my memory.

When we last left my intrepid adventures into the world of absinthism, I was riding my bicycle home with the bottle, glasses, spoon and sugar cubes stowed away in my backpack. Thankfully, Crumpler makes excellent storage equipment, so I arrived home without incident.

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Posted by Daniel Hatadi on May 7th 2008 | Filed in Absinthe-Minded Journal | Comments (0)

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