‘A sort of inn, where they were drinking pink gin’

James Bond, as any fule kno, drinks martinis. And Scaramanga, his arch-enemy in┬áThe Man With The Golden Gun, is an elegant assassin in a Pacific island hideaway. Except none of that is true, outside the very narrow world of the movies. In Ian Fleming’s novel, Scaramanga is an assassin, but with a rather prosaic sideline:Continue reading “‘A sort of inn, where they were drinking pink gin’”

The 15th Adventure Club Podcast: Wangerooge, pink gin & stinks

At last our heroes Carruthers & Davies arrive at the East Frisian islands. It’s October 15, and, in a curious reversal of roles, Davies is quaffing pink gin in a bar, whilst Carruthers is dealing with intruders on the boat. In this podcast you can learn why Wangerooge is rarely in the same place inContinue reading “The 15th Adventure Club Podcast: Wangerooge, pink gin & stinks”