If anyone can suggest better captions for the photos at my Great Grog post below, then I’d be pleased to hear them, and might replace my efforts with them. I keep feeling, for example, that Mike looks more to be going through a mystical experience than talking about dogs (which he did) and Kapka appears more to be overcome with emotion than talking about her collection.
Two fascinating articles by Jim Murdoch on writers and alcohol. Part 1 looks at attitudes among writers to drink and Part 2 (which I found particularly interesting) gets down to practice itself.
I’ve not got time just this minute to say anything more, but I will in due course.