Drabble: Death in the Afternoon - Dreamstime

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‘I’ve downloaded the recipe, shall we?’

‘Why not?’

‘Hmm. “Pour one jigger into a champagne glass; add iced champagne until it has opalescent milkiness. Drink three to five of these slowly.” Shall we do as Hemingway says?’

‘Yes. We should use saucer glasses, apparently modelled on Marie Antoinette’s breasts, did you know that?’

‘We don’t have those. Flutes will have to do.’

Dancing ladies, autumnal in the hearth, reflect the changing season and nature closes her day in the gloaming of their garden.

‘I don’t think I ought to have another, my head’s spinning.’

‘That’ll be the absinthe. Cheers.

Photo credits: Ericx.

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November 08, 2013


Cheers and bottoms up :-)

November 07, 2013


Cheers............ can I have a glass with you please ? David

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