A wee while ago I was contacted by Bancon Homes to ask if I would like to try their gin...I must confess, I was rather confused at first. A quick google and I found lots of information about houses but nothing about gin. Curiosity levels piqued, (and because no one in their right mind should… Continue reading Bancon Homes Gin
Now I am well aware that we are long past the 12th day of Christmas and all the Christmas decorations and chatter should be safely locked away for another 11 months, however, I had a pretty fab time this year in the build up to Christmas and I'd like to share it with you. I'm… Continue reading The Advent Plan – That Boutique-y Gin Company
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
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
I am super excited to tell you about this delicious goodness which I have discovered! I have been lucky enough to be sent through a delightful little cocktail kit by The Soho Juice Co. and what do you know, it arrived just in time for half term...how very convenient. Knowing very little about The Soho… Continue reading The Soho Juice Co.
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
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