The Goose opposite Walthamstow Central station has one of the few busty Lemon Tree-esque barmaids left in London but rather a long way to go

August 6, 2016 § Leave a comment

The Goose opposite Walthamstow Central station has one of the few busty Lemon Tree-esque barmaids left in London but rather a long way to go. The Goose at Wood Green we did not like, she said it smelt, and we did not stay. I am not doing very well this week. I drank on Monday night (2), Tuesday (5½), perhaps Thursday, Friday and Saturday as well. I think the Monday night Lord Nelson was beneficial though. I have that spare hour every Monday before —– gets home and I think it did feel good to spend it having a couple of pints. It did remind me so strongly of those weeks of repression when I used to go there to stop myself from going to the — and that was a rich memory, like biting down on a loose tooth to taste the blood. I cannot wait to see —– dancing tonight. It is still pleasurable—when I am drunk. The Original Dangerous Drug (Can Coffee Wreck Your Marriage?) Back in 17th-century England, King Charles wasn’t the only person who thought coffee was a social vice. The Women’s Petition Against Coffee of 1674 claimed all-male coffee houses were responsible for “a very sensible Decay of that Old English Vigour . . .” by promoting “the excessive use of that Newfangled, Abominable, Heathenish liquor called Coffee, which . . . has so Eunucht our Husbands and Crippled our more kind gallants they come from it with nothing moist but their snotty noses, nothing stiffe but their Joints . . .” prompting the men’s response that it “makes the erection more Vigorous, the Ejaculation more full, adds spiritualescency to the Sperme”.
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