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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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Friday Links

Happy Friday! This week has felt about 1000 times longer than it actually was, the power of having to write technical minutes…. Here are this week’s links… Food Labelling differences in the US v. the EU. I found this really … Continue reading

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The Hour: A Cocktail Manifesto

Last Friday was National Martini Day. As my social networks filled with pictures of beautiful martinis, I turned to this book to get me through my martini-less state.It’s a quick read and I’m not entirely sure that I agree with … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday, this weekend is another 4 day weekend for me as I’m off work today (cooking for Ryan’s engagement party – how am I old enough that I have a godson who is 29 and engaged?) and Monday is … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

I’m still on holiday but saw this last week and it seemed like an appropriate cocktail for today. Also it’s very tasty, easy to make and perfect for cold weather! The Nor’easter What 2 ounces bourbon 1/2 ounce lime juice … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! I hope you’ve had a good week, I’m slightly discombobulated because of the day off on Wednesday but pleased that I got to spend some time with Jo and Ms T! It’s time get back to normal after … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! Goodness I’ve had a busy week and I’m glad to get to the end of it! Here’s some reading for the weekend. 1) Things that Nelson Mandela did not say. 2) We have a growing economy but no-one … Continue reading

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The weekend

Saturday started bright and beautiful, for some reason the church at the end of the road had put up bunting. I set out for Watford with lunch with the family. I seem to spend all my time waiting for trains … Continue reading

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Tonight..

My mother decided that it had been while since we’ve been to the OXO Tower Bar. So there is at least one of these in my future.   Also Ma picked up my camera from my brother’s yesterday, so I … Continue reading

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Sipsmith

The London Cocktail Society had a second evening at Sipsmith on Monday night and I got to go. I first heard about Sipsimith in 2009 when the guy Majestic tried really hard to sell me the vodka! After the hard … Continue reading

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