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  • Friday 18/04/14

    Of all the career paths older readers might have predicted for Bez, the freaky dancer fromMadchester icons Happy Mondays, politics would probably not be one.

    Though nor would Celebrity Big Brother winner (2005), science presenter (1997) or beekeeper (current). Yes, the Salford-born acid head, who distinguished himself by losing his false teeth at Glastonbury last year, intends to stand for parliament (despite an assault conviction).

    "One of my policies would be a permacultural society where we'll end illness and get everybody back to an alkaline state," Bez clarified. The ultimate 90s raver would also like mankind to be on a "lesser destructive and more spiritual path".

    We're toasting him with a Garden, Grain and Grape, because he cultivates a garden, makes his own beer and was once in Black Grape. It's a fab drink, our take on an original by Mal Spence.

Garden, Grain & Grape

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