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  • My Social Stance: I won’t do that!

    I get contacted about Social Media jobs a lot. I get contacted about Web Analytics jobs even more. Become a Web Analyst if you’re struggling for employment, there are loads of jobs in that. Anyway, the Social Media roles; I tend to find that I’m having to explain how I feel about Social over and […]

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  • Kenya Booze Haul

    Just back from a wonderful 2 weeks in Kenya and had to take a trip to the duty free on the way back. I know many bloggers do make up and clothes hauls, but, well, I collect booze, and I do mean collect. It’s a collection because I don’t drink them all at once, I […]

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    Airport Alcohol Haul Myers's Rum, Havana Club, Absinthe
  • Tips for Duty Free Alcohol Shopping at the Airport

    After a recent holiday and some recent alcohol purchases to add to my increasing collection in cocktail corner, I thought I’d drop you a few hints on buying alcohol at the airport, where you can save a fair bit of money if you’re cunning. Quick Tips for Buying Duty Free Alcohol at the Airport 1. […]

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    Airport Alcohol Haul Myers's Rum, Havana Club, Absinthe
  • Pomegranate & Prosecco for Christmas Morning

    I discovered this alternative to Bucks Fizz / Mimosas a few years ago when I was living with friends in Cardiff and we celebrated Christmas at many points throughout December. My housemate Paul brought this Jamie Oliver recipe to my attention and I think I’ve had this prosecco cocktail most years since. It’s fresh, classy […]

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  • Pomegranate & Rosemary Gin Cocktail

    I can’t claim to have created this  gin cocktail recipe and if I had I would have named it something a little more imaGINative; I was referring to it as a Rosy-Pom Gin. I found this recipe whilst looking for something for the Christmas season that wasn’t full of cream, egg or mulled spices. The […]

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    Pomegranate Rosemary Gin Cocktail

Welcome

Hi there, I’m Jo, early thirty-something, living in glorious Birmingham, UK. I like travel, cocktails, improvised comedy, autumn and baking. I dislike people blowing their noses in public and hogging the middle lanes on motorways. Thanks for stopping by. Swing by any time. Open 24/7.