Category Archives: Booze

Preserving: Cocktail Cherries

I love cherries in all forms but especially cocktail cherries. Ages ago, I started making my own and while it’s been a while since I’ve mentioned it here, I have perfected my method recipe to make it easier, so it’s … Continue reading

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Recommendations: 19 Crimes Red Wine

I’m not a wine snob. As a general rule, if it’s white I don’t like it to be too sweet and I don’t like oaky wine, if it’s fizz I’d prefer a cremant over prosecco, with red I generally pick … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Blanquette de Limoux

It’s Christmas and most of the country is drinking it’s weight in prosecco! I have drunk a fair bit in my time but it’s not my first choice of fizz. I tend to pick a crémant or a cava because … Continue reading

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Recommendation: Elvis Juice

I quite like Brewdog beers (I also like the Lone Wolf gin they make but like the navy strength over the ordinary one, of course I do!). This one is my favourite, Elvis Juice

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Monday Miscellany

Sunday morning looked like this. It made me very, very happy! This and the predicted temps for this week not going above 30 degrees mean that I won’t be watering every day and/or feeling guilty for the days that I … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: I’ve Drunk Every Gin

This seemed appropriate for a weekend that contained the Queen’s official birthday and World Gin day.    

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World Gin Day

I had a really fun conversation last night at work drinks. One of the guys was telling me that World Gin Day was completely made up. Well yes, all such things are, I said that I knew this because it … Continue reading

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