Category Archives: Booze

Sunday Music

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

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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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Too much rhubarb? Make gin

This weekend I started some rhubarb gin. I had 777g of washed, chopped rhubarb (this actually isn’t from my plants, it’s from Dionne’s massive plants!), I added 350g of sugar and then covered with 900ml gin*.It’s in a dark cupboard, … Continue reading

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Food Lately

All my focus this month has been on learning to get back into the routine of a full time job. This means that I’ve been making a real effort to pack breakfast and lunch. It’s really funny, the fridge starts … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine Syrup for cocktails

I don’t really drink mulled wine, I’m not keen on hot alcohol, which is why I’ve had two gifted bottles of mulled wine kicking around the house for the best part of a year. I had a vague notion of … Continue reading

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Ginvent Pop-Up 2017

Last year Ma and I went to the ginvent pop up and had such a good afternoon that this year we went and brought friends.The set up was a little different from last year, with the vibe being more social … Continue reading

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A birthday in cocktails

I got 6 birthday cards this year, 4 of them were drinks related. According to Kathy, if my friends really thought that it was a problem, they’d tell me by staging an intervention, not send me cards about it. However, my … Continue reading

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