Monday Stuff

I’m gonna guess that most of us know who Dana Loesch is

And then, of course, there is this

And just to round out the day:

Six rules for a perfect pub

NOTESONWhenever one of those news stories appears about how many pubs have been forced to close in the last year, I always think of George Orwell. He would have had the correct reaction: lots of pubs are forced to close because they’re terrible. Yes, the pub is a wonderful British institution, with a long and noble history — but that doesn’t mean that any individual pub has a God-given right to stay open forever. If a landlord waters down his beer and scowls at his customers, as plenty of them do, they’ve only got themselves to blame when the bailiffs come knocking.

We know Orwell had strong opinions on the subject because he wrote an article about it, setting out the qualities of the perfect pub, a sadly mythical place he called the Moon Under Water. He loved open fires and china mugs, and hated barmaids who called you ‘ducky’ rather than ‘dear’. But all this has dated somewhat. In fact, 2016 will mark the essay’s 60th anniversary — so let’s get ready with our list of demands for the perfect modern pub:

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2 Responses to Monday Stuff

  1. the unit says:

    Post kept me from having ‘Blue Monday.’ 🙂

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