"A glass of absinthe is as poetical as anything in the world.
What difference is there between a glass of absinthe and a sunset."
- Oscar Wilde
La Fée Parisian Absinthe is now available throughout the Harvey Nichols stores network. Harvey Nichols stores can be found in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Leeds.
Chemical analyses indicates that people between 8,000 and 9,000 years ago concocted a fermented, winelike drink. One of the ancient jars contained a liquid that had traces of wormwood, suggesting the beverage might have been an early version of absinthe.
As part of an MTV stunt, Manson surprised students in a Temple University class, Art and Society, in Philadelphia Monday with an hour-long guest lecture. His first question? Could he share a bottle of absinthe with the students? The green fairy stayed on the desk as Manson responded to questions about art, politics and religion. …