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Dalgona Coffee, Anyone?

Dalgona coffee videos have been making rounds for quite some time now. Everyone coming up with their own version of this two layered coffee. One "Real Man" laughed at all  these sissies making coffee and came up with a rudimentary layering of whisky on water.
Well here's something even better for the "Lazy MAN" (or for that matter Lazy Lady - I don't believe in gender bias). Just carefully pour yourself a shot glass full of Sheridan.
It should look something like this:
You may also call it the Inverted Dalgona. Tastes just as good if not better.

Just for your info: Sheridan is a just another Irish Coffee "taste-a-like". But it is uniquely packaged as a separate dark coffee-Irish whisky mixture and a white cream based liqueur in a single bottle with two compartments with two separate openings. It is produced by Thomas Sheridan and Sons Distillery which is owned by the Gilbey's group which also produces Bailey's Irish Cream.

The Witcher

When I first heard, that Netflix was going to air The Witcher, I was jumping up and down waiting for the launch. Having read all the books and played all games, I was like...
This I have to see...

Image Courtesy: Netflix Official Site
Would it be an equally good adaptation or would it be a damp squib. Would Henry Cavill be able to do justice to Geralt's character.. would Anya Chalotra fit into Yennefer's shoes... Would the monsters be as scary as were made to sound in the books.. I had a lot of questions in my mind.

Speaking of Anya Chalotra... I was ready to hate her. I had Eva Green on my mind ever since I first saw Yennefer in the games. Then I was caught in two minds when Katie McGrath played Morgana Pendragon in the television series Merlin. There was also Helena Bonham Carter - of Harry Potter fame - at the back of my mind. And when I actually saw Yennefer in the series, I really loved Chalotra's version as well.

So to say, the casting is incredibly spot on. All the three protagonists as well as the remaining supporting cast has done exceedingly well in developing their respective characters. Most striking of those were (for me) Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe and Emma Appleton as Renfri. In fact, I would love to have short series with them as main characters.

The action is mindblowing. The fight that gave Geralt the monicker "Butcher of Blaviken" is somewhat reminiscent of fight scenes from the John Wick series albeit without the fancy modern weapons and ofcourse without the PENCIL.

However, if (and that's a big IF) you have not read the books, you may feel a bit lost in the narrative at first and you may not really understand what's going on. You may be lost on why a tiny princess who's deprived of her Granny is left in the world with just 2 words as piece of advice... FIND GERALT. Later on you may want to go back to the earlier episodes to recollect and understand what had earlier left you confused. They could have added couple of more episodes to make the story a bit more understandable for the masses. While it may be a bit strange for the newcomers, for the diehard fans - its a treat!!!

P.S.: I know that this review is being posted a bit too late, better late than never.


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