October 14, 2017


Last week's post focused on what the characters were drinking: gin and juice. 

In the second part of Commonwealth, though, it becomes all about the whiskey. In the dark of a hotel bar, the pours keep coming. Now I have to admit that I am not a whiskey fan. I've tried....

October 8, 2017

Commonwealth opens on a party. The kind of party that rises up out of nowhere when you're expecting a simple lunchtime laugh. 

For my first pairing you're going to need gin. Now I know normally I would be recommending a floral gin or a spiced gin or some other magical g...

October 4, 2017

The Good Soldier is a tragic tale of two couples as they unravel told by an unreliable narrator who allows us to question everything we think might be true.

As you can see from my photo, I studied this book at university and marked many pages. It was part of a module on...

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