Tipsy Tales

About the wonderful stories

Where the Witches Meet


(Thunder and Lightning) “First Witch: ‘When shall we three meet again In thunder, lightning, or in rain?’ Second Witch: ‘When the hurlyburly’s done, When the battle’s lost and won.’ Third Witch: ‘That will be ere the set of the sun First Witch: Where the place?’” – (Macbeth – Shakespeare) Where the place? Where do witches meet? Come to the sleepy town of Benevento, in Naples at night. You have just entered the witches’ coven, the local legends tell us so. … Continue reading

Lychees, Roses and Yuhuan


Ly Shan, the Chinese drink is a distillation of pure love. Slip indolently into a pool of aromatic water with the drink in hand. The pool you lie half-soaked is strewn with rose petals; the ruby liquid scintillates with a burn against the lambent lights. Let the lights now dim. As you gently bring the chalice to your lips, vapors of lychee fruits and roses race ahead to imbue your breath. Take the first sip. Close your eyes to listen … Continue reading