“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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09 August 2018

WHEN THE BOTTOM BECOMES THE TOP

This scary mutha groaned across yesterday when we tasted G. D. Vajra Barolo reds in the barrel hall at S. C. Pannell in McLaren Vale ...  kept thinking of bends

 those photos are mine ... Milton got the Mighty Chook Gate 

... and I got S. C. ...

 ... thankyou S. C. and G. D. for the sort of day when the bottom becomes the top: