Drinks

Drinks

Summertime refreshment with Wavey Ice boozy ice pops

So lockdown kind of ambles on. Slight relaxation of restrictions, shops opening up more and ‘rules’ being broken all around. I think everyone’s a bit unsure about what happens next and how we’re supposed to behave. I’m all for doing pretty much what I’m being told and being cautious. Longing for restaurants and borders to […]

Drinks, Recipes

Celebrating summertime with Finders

We’ve been having such glorious weather in London, it almost seems like I’m on holiday…even though we’re still in semi-lockdown. The perfect excuse to spend time in the garden creating new cocktails and in this case, alcoholic iced lollies, using the fabulous spirits range from Finders. Now doesn’t that sound good? Created by Yorkshire-based Sloemotion […]

Drinks, Recipes

Cocktail O’Clock with Mainbrace Rum

The sun is shining and the sky is blue…summer is here. And what better way to spend a summer’s evening than relaxing, sipping exotic cocktails? A real indulgence, I never really have a cocktail unless I’m on holiday…but hey we all need a bit of a treat in these days of Corona. So why not […]

Drinks, Shopping

Small steps to change the world: Ion8 reusable bottles

I’m very aware of the impact plastic is having on our oceans. And as a result on the health of our planet generally. The statistics are shocking – with a million plastic bottles being bought worldwide every minute and only 9% of plastic ever being recycled. 12 million tonnes of plastic pour into our oceans […]

Drinks

Review: It all tastes better with ZeroWater

Today it’s all about that special and vital commodity – water. I grew up on a farm in Zimbabwe where we were totally dependent on the rains coming to ensure a viable crop. And they often didn’t. We’d spend hours looking at the sky willing any potential cloud to burst on our land. When it […]

Drinks, Recipes

It’s G&T time with refreshing Raisthorpe Yorkshire tonics

Gin (always one of my favourite alcoholic beverages) has become a more and more exciting drink in recent times. There are so many different varieties, it’s almost impossible to keep up with it all. It seems like a new gin is unveiled nearly every day! And so many tonics to choose from, too. Like this […]