Well, this bank holiday weekend isn't looking like it's going to be quite as fabulous as the Easter one, not here anyway. Although it's not raining just yet, the grass is a little on the soggy side out there and the sky has a scattering of cloud. So, in the absence of reaching for my… Continue reading Gin and Tonic Drizzle Cake
Well, I'm not sure about you guys but I've had a rather fabulous and slightly boozy Christmas. Not going to lie, Christmas day for me was mostly prosecco rather than gin but hey...what's a few glasses of fizz between gin friends? Boxing day saw the arrival of my Lil Bro with his fabulous Fiancée and this… Continue reading Pomegranate Gin Fizz
Sorry for my recent absence, as the end of the school year is fast approaching my day job kind of took over and then I was in desperate need of brain switch off time. Thankfully I'm feeling well rested after a successful half term break and an especially successful Holiday Gin Day! Teacher Buddy and… Continue reading The Blue Train
Just in case any of you failed to notice my shameless bragging and photo tagging, last month Hubby and I spent a week in New York. It was an insanely amazing holiday and despite how busy we were and how full on it was, I did actually come back home feeling relaxed! Whilst there we… Continue reading New York New York
Holidays are a time to relax and unwind, luckily as a teacher, I have that holiday feeling a few times a year. This half term Hubby and I decided to go and visit my family in New York. We both wrote lists of things we wanted to do and see and I had more than… Continue reading Breuckelen Distilling and their Glorious Gin
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.
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
Finding out that a gin distillery has opened not too far from where you live is every gin lover's dream. When my gin buddy told me about Griffiths Brothers Distillery in Penn I had to pinch myself, the dream was a reality! Unfortunately due to a rather hectic social calendar, I missed their introductory gin… Continue reading Gin Tales – Griffiths Brothers Gin
How can this time be upon me so soon? I'm sure it was only a week or so ago that I was frantically ensuring all my data was on the system, support plans were up to date and lunch boxes had all been taken home. I know us teachers have fabulously long summer breaks, but… Continue reading Gin Festival – The best way to celebrate the end of the summer holidays!
After the relaxing part of our holiday in Moraira, we made the long drive back up to Madrid for 3 days of culture and exploring. Having never been to Madrid I wasn't really sure what to expect, thankfully Hubby loves a bit of research so knew exactly what we needed to see. As this is… Continue reading Spanish Gin Explosion Part 2 – Madrid