champagne

Sabrage

It is not often that you get a photo here that was not taken by me, and even less seldom that you get a photo of me! Besides, have you ever tried to do a self-portrait doing Sabrage!

Anyway, I discovered that my Tai-Chi sword is great for doing Sabrage, and the bubbly afterwards is especially good for my chi.It is a bit of a party-trick, but great fun nevertheless.

Can you see the flying cork on the far right?

Here is the before shot.

I only drink Champagne…

I only drink Champagne when I’m happy
or when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it
when I’m alone. When I have company
I consider it obligatory. I triffle with it
when I’m not hungry and drink it when I am.
Otherwise I never touch it…unless I’m
thirsty. In victory you deserve it & in
defeat you need it! Lilly Bollinger

I spotted this on a wall in one of the bars in the German Club in Cape Town (The old Tafelberg Tavern). The club has just been bought by new owners, and some refurbishment is imminent, so this graffiti will most likely be painted over any day now. The side walls are covered in comments for the various patrons, and this particular poem took my fancy.

The quote is actually from Lilly Bollinger (as in the Bollinger Champagne family), but thanks to Shella for puting it up on the wall.

Here is another section of the wall. Don’t you love the car?

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