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Old Bakery Gin – Naval Strength

May 18, 2020
Old Bakery Gin - Naval Strength

Surprise surprise another gin talk. I think in future I'm going to make these a weekly thing, a Friday perhaps?  What feels like forever ago (October in reality) Sam and I went to London and ended up Christmas shopping for each other whilst there. One of the things he picked up for me was, of course, a bottle of gin. From Harrods no less! I fell for the…

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Hendrick’s Gin

May 13, 2020
Hendrick's Gin

My work commute has been drastically reduced in the last few months, like most people. Which means I've found myself enjoying a drink in the evening a little more often. Why not? It's all about the small pleasures now, isn't it? For me curling up with a book and my favourite drink of choice is how I've enjoyed spending my evenings. In honour of this, I decided to…

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Bird and Blend Tea

March 18, 2020

I've been asking myself how on earth I managed to wander around Manchester so frequently and miss the Bird and Blend Tea shop?!  It's a nirvana for tea lovers. They have this back wall with metal containers filled with tea, like the old sweet shoppes that had the jars lined up behind the counter. There's every kind of tea you can think from rooibos to white and within…

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Rudys

March 17, 2020
Rudys

Around September last year, my friend Kimi and I decided to meet for lunch. She suggested we go to Rudys, a pizza place on Peter Street in Manchester, (they have a branch in Ancoats too) which I'd never been too. Honestly, it's easy to miss if you're not paying attention. It's set back and sandwiched between Brewdog and the Albert Hall.  Since I went with Kimi I've lost count of…