This Christmas, Shuttlecock Inc presents:
Back in the 18th Century, there wasn’t all that much to do in london.
Of the two most popular past times - drunkenness and fornication - drowning one’s sorrows cost less and lasted longer.
And gin was the cheapest drink of them all.
The governments attempts to keep a lid on thE Gin Distilleries only succeeded in driving production underground, giving rise to hundreds of illicit moonshine operations and drinking dens.
The most notorious of them all was known to dipsomaniacs far and wide as “mother’s ruin”, an old warehouse a half mile from the city. . .