Montag, 21. Juni 2010

Breakfast of Champions

Well, I do realise that this week is still a very young one, but I will be spending another night writing on a book project of mine. I am writing a recollection of all the travels I've made in recent years to absurd places and I remember quite vividly a warm and sticky October night on the terrace of the Ibis-hotel in Lomé, Togo, close to the beach of the Gulf of Guinea. We were having a dinner-party hosted by the Chief of Staff of the Togolese army and I had a good glass of Johnnie Walker Black, a blend that has accompanied me ever since and here is why, as a little tribute to you (and more so to myself, to be honest) - the words of the great Christopher Hitchens:

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