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NTS Love Gin Hamper

Christmas is REALLY nearly upon us now and it's confession time...hands up those of you who are having a panic about what to buy your gin loving loved one?  We're a tricky bunch, yes we love gin, obviously, but there are so many gins, and everyone always buys a gin lover gin, so it's trying… Continue reading NTS Love Gin Hamper

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Nouaison Gin Launch

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by the lovely Georgia from GribbonBerry communications agency, who asked if I would like to attend the launch of Nouaison Gin by G'Vine...why people even need to ask these questions is completely beyond me! "Of course I would!!" I was already a fan of G'Vine's Floraison Gin,… Continue reading Nouaison Gin Launch

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Fresha Strawberry Gin Jam

A couple of weeks ago, Fresha Strawberry Gin contacted me and asked if I would like to try some of their new Strawberry Gin Jam...my decision was made in less than a heartbeat, "Yes please!" Made in Dorset using Strawberries from Sopley Mill and Fresha Strawberry Gin, this is definitely a treat to get your… Continue reading Fresha Strawberry Gin Jam

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Pickering’s – My true beGINning

I have such a love for Scottish gins, and even more specifically it would seem, ones from Edinburgh.  A few years ago, in October 2014, an absolutely gorgeous boy who I had been dating for 18 months, took me on a little trip to go and see my other obsession...pandas, at Edinburgh zoo.  While there,… Continue reading Pickering’s – My true beGINning

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Miniatures – my new obsession

What do you do in your free time?  Everyone has a hobby, what's yours?...What's mine? Hmmmm...talk to me about teaching and I am truly passionate, talk to me about Ancient Greek sculpture and you will lose hours, but I wouldn't say either are hobbies.  People run, go to the gym, do yoga, football or Zumba...not… Continue reading Miniatures – my new obsession

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Rhubarb infused gin

The summer holidays now seem so long ago, but that is when my rhubarb infused gin journey began.  I had seen lots of pictures of people making their own ginfusions and as I had six weeks off I figured this would be a great little project. First, to find a recipe, I trawled through lots… Continue reading Rhubarb infused gin

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Portobello Road – Juniper Saplings

At the end of the Summer Term I was once again humbled by the kindness and generosity of the children I teach, and of course their parents.  Every year I am amazed and almost embarrassed, when on the last couple of days of term, the children shower me with gifts.  Teaching is not only my… Continue reading Portobello Road – Juniper Saplings