Alcohol, Party-Time Necessity

One of my favorite songs from the Barenaked Ladies begins with these lines:
Alcohol, my permanent accessory
Alcohol, a party-time necessity
Alchool, alternative to feeling like yourself
O Alcohol, I still drink to your health

Now, I am not one to condone excessive drinking or alcoholism, but let’s face it – a cocktail now and again ain’t too bad! This book is for gathering recipes for your favorite cocktails, whether a local specialty, a family tradition or a drink available at every bar around the world!

Please include any stories you may have about the drink – did you meet your future husband? Throw a glass of it on your mother? Drink it every birthday? – and if possible, add some illustrations! Loosen up and run wild with this journal!

-Suzi k00kaburra

This journal has just been returned to me after a year, and has been returned to its creator. 

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Sake and Wine

This is a journal belonging to a middle-aged, outgoing, female Japanese librarian from a backwoods apple-producing town who has a fairly basic level of English ability, and she wants to know what people are like when they’ve been drinking. Brilliant. I couldn’t make this stuff up. So, can you tell the story (pictures also welcome) of the adventures you’ve had when you’ve been drinking, in fairly simple English? Rise to the challenge! Show us what you’ve been up to after hours!

(PS. Nothing will excite Teiko to learn English more than a good, juicy story. Don’t feel too constricted by the “simple” English limitation – just write clearly and try not to use very complicated or flowery sentences. And seriously, have fun.)


This journal has been returned to its creator at her request.

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