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You’re the Gin to My Tonic with Flavourly | Gin Diaries

Now we’re not big on Valentine’s Day in our household. But when Valentine’s Day can involve gin, I maybe get a bit more interested. That’s where Flavourly comes in. Flavourly, who famously turned down all their Dragon’s Den investment offers are well known for…

February 12, 2018
Forest Walk - Rainy Holiday in Scotland
Travel

5 Things to do on a Rainy Holiday in Scotland | Travel

I’ve just returned from a wonderful week in Scotland, where typically, what we had planned was scuppered by the weather. The long range forecast was most definitely not in our favour upon leaving for the north and it rained most of the week. So…

January 8, 2018
Miss Pond in Sno Queen Turquoise Thermals on the Malvern Hills
Life

2017: A Year in Review | Happy Things

I know the world and his wife have been writing their year reviews, but I’ve decided I’m joining the club so I can reflect on the year just gone and try to remember the good bits! 2017 has been a year of ups and…

December 31, 2017
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Christmas Gin Diaries

The Christmas Gin Guide | Gin Diaries

This was supposed to be a Christmas Drinks Guide. It ended up becoming a Christmas Gin Guide instead. Because Gin. So let’s get started on this Christmas Gin Guide. For me, gin has to be served perfectly. If you’re thinking, but Miss Pond gin…

December 21, 2017
Butterkist Popcorn Big Christmas Night In
Christmas Life

Big Christmas Night In with Butterkist

With the run up to Christmas everything has been rather demanding and it’s taken it’s toll slightly. Thankfully Dr W and I had very little planned for this weekend and decided to spend a couple of nights in watching Christmas films. Butterkist also sent…

December 19, 2017
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Life

Why I Love My Internet Friends | #BrumBlogmas

Remember when your mum told you that meeting people off the internet is a bad idea. Now I’m not saying in every circumstance it is a great idea. But I must admit, in my adult life, some of the best friends I have are…

December 7, 2017
Tender Cow Beef Shortrib Open Sandwich - Foodie Guide to Manchester
Manchester Travel

A Gluttonous Weekend | A Foodie Guide to Manchester

If you’re a regular reader of my blog you’ll know I lived in Manchester for quite some time and I’ve never really stopped loving the city despite moving away. Often returning for weekends with friends and this was much the same as usual. Except…

December 1, 2017
Brockmans Gin Off the Cuff Cocktail with Handcuff Key
Gin Diaries Manchester

#PressforGin with Brockmans Gin | Manchester

Brockmans Gin tagline is ‘A Gin Like No Other.’ After reading the invite for the #PressForGin evening, it sounded like it was going to be a night like no other! Over to Dr C who covered this wonderful event for me… This pop up evening by Brockmans…

November 28, 2017