“The dead belong to
The live people who claim them
― adapted from James Ellroy’s My Dark Places
Name: Cotswold Spring OSM
Venue: Four Candles, Oxford
Review/notes: James Ellroy’s backstory makes mine look like some sort of Disney movie so, when he came to speak at Blackwell’s Bookstore in Oxford, we had to go. He’s quite a prick and not especially eloquent, but the boy can sure write.
I met Jackie at the Fork Handles after work to decide where to grab some dinner. She already had some wine and was reading the liner notes on a couple of CD’s she picked up in a charity shop, so I perused the offerings and settled on an Old Sodbury Mild ahead of our evening listening to the Old Sod…Not So Mild.
The OSM is awesome, by the way — like a bitter cup of black coffee.
[DT =Daily Tipple, explained in DT #000 here]