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Unsolicited Sex Tips and Cucumber Gin and Tonics

Apropos of nothing, Sophia Vergara is dishing out unsolicited relationship advice down the side of my email. “Mess up your hair just a little,” she suggests, “it’s sexier that way.”

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The Wizard, and Rhubarb Gin and Tonics

I wrote a sketch about a wizard for my friend Nic to perform in our monthly sketch show at The PIT. At various heightened and tense moments in the narrative, I specify “thunder and lightning”, and, at the height of … Continue reading

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Soda Streaming and rhubarb soda / rhubarb gin and tonics

The stars aligned last weekend. 2 separate ideas coming together to shape the inevitable future.

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Gin Gimlets, cats dressed as sharks, and other stress relievers

It was a busy afternoon in the office, and we were in need of a moment of calm. That’s when Jon sent me the gif of a cat jumping off a bed into a beanbag.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Singapore Slings

  H and J, Theoretically summer has ended, and I’m concerned that we didn’t drink enough cocktails with umbrellas in them. Do you fancy getting together to rectify this sad and sorry situation? I have flamingoes on straws, parrots on … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Lemon Granita Fizz

A moment of pride here: I’m pretty pleased with this no fuss granita method, which has got me through yet another summer of ice cream machine envy. Because really, if you live in a Manhattan apartment where you store your … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Lillet Grapefruit Gin Cooler – and forgetfulness

Sometimes we drink to help us forget, and sometimes, we forget before we even drink.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Elderflower Gin Jellies (and homemade elderflower cordial)

In retrospect, it may not have been a good idea to open a bar tab at the hotel for my sister and I when we were kids.

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Easy Summery Friday Night Dinner Party for 6 – gin chicken with roasted potatoes olives and tomatoes

My friend Dee invited me to be her plus one at the opening of the Churchill exhibit at the Morgan Library. “It’s a 2 hour drinks reception and Boris Johnson will be there!”

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The Wednesday Tipple – sage advice for Submarine owners and a seriously stiff drink

Ingyin and Yosi, back for the summer from their 2nd year at NYU Abu Dhabi are now clearly masters of their new terrain. They know where to buy the best chocolate covered dates, they consider 104 and 80% humidity “pretty … Continue reading

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