Are picnics really overrated?


A report on yesterday’s memorial “service” in New York for that public brainbox Christopher Hitchens throws further question marks at the great man’s favourite tipple.  The Guardian reports “the ubiquitous glass of Johnnie Walker Red Label and his love of the cigarette were also amply remembered.”  Yet when he died last December, The New Statesman advised readers to “pour yourself a glass of Johnnie Walker Black Label and read all 5,264 words” of his last interview.  So which was it?  Red or Black?

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Are picnics really overrated?

A further confuser was the comment of Stephen Fry to the infamous Hitchism “the four most overrated things in the world are Champagne, lobster, anal sex and picnics” with Stephen commenting “three out of four, there.”