Tag Archives: martini

Gin Club

The 28th July was the third gin club. Attending were me (it was at my house!), Ma, Christelle and Dionne The gin was 6 O’Clock Gin and I chose it mainly because I liked the bottle. Tonics were Fever Tree and East … Continue reading

Posted in Booze, Family, Friends, How I Live | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Links

Happy Friday! Well, it’s been a week, while I’m glad to get to the end of it and am looking forward to the weekend, it’s going to be another busy one… Here are this week’s links… Austerity and then chicanery: how … Continue reading

Posted in Links | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Booze, Culture, Things I Like | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Sipsmith Cocktail Masterclass

Last week, Ma and I went to Sipsmith to the Cocktail Masterclass they were holding for London Cocktail Week. I visited Sipsmith earlier in the year with the London Cocktail Society and was impressed by their passion for making gin … Continue reading

Posted in Booze | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bossy about cocktails…

I have written before about martinis and my strict rules for drinking them (gin, stir etc, etc). I am a hugely unadventurous cocktail drinker.  My preference is always a gin martini or a perfect manhattan. Manhattan But I am also … Continue reading

Posted in Booze | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Martinis

What makes the perfect martini?? There are various schools of thought on this and I'm not going to be a hater.  But for me it has to be gin, and for preference, Plymouth, Hendricks or Martin Miller.  Never Gordons and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 5 Comments