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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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Tea, Tea and More Tea

October 23, 2019
Adagio Master Teas

I love tea, quite simply. There's nothing better than coming in from a long day sticking the kettle on and curling up with a good cuppa. Clearly, the lovely team at Adagio Teas and Master Teas were aware of my unwavering love of this particular beverage as they got in contact and offered to send me some samples to review.  …

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Miller and Carter

March 29, 2019

A little bit ago I ventured into Manchester with my family to watch Les Miserables at the Palace Theatre. It's been a show I've wanted to see for years and we finally got tickets this time around. Of course, we couldn't go in on an empty stomach. A recommendation from one of my mum's work friends sent us here, to Miller and Carter. I'm a sucker for scallops.…