Michel Couvreur or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love French Whisky

A preliminary disclaimer:  This is an anecdote, not an endorsement. I owe my discovery of Michel Couvreur's sherry cask-aged whiskies to an all-too-short drinking session with an Aussie bartender, a French rum ambassador and an uncharacteristically (by his own standards) sober Irishman.  It went a little something like this: Having selflessly liberated our rum ambassador …

An Introduction to the punchdrunkphd

The punchdrunkphd is Dr. William Docherty Halbert, an early-career, post-doctoral researcher from the University of Liverpool. His specialist subjects are short fiction, experimental narratives and digital storytelling in a Latin American context.  With a particular focus on the works of Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortázar, Ana María Shua and Belén Gache, his doctoral thesis deals …