“Sod the wine, I want to suck on the writing. This man White is an instinctive writer, bloody rare to find one who actually pulls it off, as in still gets a meaning across with concision. Sharp arbitrage of speed and risk, closest thing I can think of to Cicero’s ‘motus continuum animi.’

Probably takes a drink or two to connect like that: he literally paints his senses on the page.”


DBC Pierre (Vernon God Little, Ludmila’s Broken English, Lights Out In Wonderland ... Winner: Booker prize; Whitbread prize; Bollinger Wodehouse Everyman prize; James Joyce Award from the Literary & Historical Society of University College Dublin)


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01 August 2013

TONIGHT AT THE GREENOCK CREEK TAVERN

Remembering Peter Lehmann with one of his soulful reds from long ago: Greg Tilbrook, Norty Schluter, Miller Laucke and Mick Schluter in the stripes ... the Schluters, who've owned the Greenock Creek Tavern since 1870, have leased her out so they can can take a bit of a rest ... rumours are they'll be back ... I spent many a moist evening here with these gentlemen and the great PL ... phonesnaps by ubervineyardmeister Murds




1 comment:

steve said...

Love that pub. Used to live down the road from it. Had our pre honeymoon drinks in the bar 21 years ago