A brief word about today's post. I caught a nasty head cold and am running a fever as I write this:
Proceed with Caution!
He is now honored by Saint Stephen's Day celebrated on December 26, and is probably most remembered in the west as the subject of the Christmas Carol, written in 1853 that remains popular to this day, Good King Wenceslas. The following is NOT that carol.
On this day in 1871, the Brazilian Parliament passes the Law of the Free Womb, granting freedom to all new children born to slaves. While it did not immediately end slavery, it effectively condemned slavery to eventual extinction and became the first major step in the eradication of slavery in Brazil.
September 28th is not a good day for Cannabis in the UK. I'm not even going to comment on this.
1928 – The U.K. Parliament passes the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis.
1971 – The U.K. Parliament passes the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 banning the medicinal use of cannabis.
1/2 oz Captain Morgan® Spiced Rum
1/2 oz Blue Curacao Liqueur
1/2 oz Malibu® Coconut Rum
1/2 oz Midori® Melon Liqueur
12 oz Pineapple Juice
1 Splash Sweet And Sour Mix
Put all measured ingredients in glass and fill the remainder with pineapple juice.
Shake vigorously. Garnish with the Union Jack