Month: May 2019

World Whisky Day Photo by Quiony Navarro on Unsplash

World Whisky Day: Here’s five ideas if you want to join the celebrations

You can’t beat a reason to celebrate something, and here I’m bringing you a celebration of whisky. On Saturday May 18, it is World Whisky Day,  and so it would be wrong of me not to bring you a selection to try. World Whisky Day: Scotland J&B Rare Whisky (RRP £22.50, Waitrose) is a blend …

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Hedgepig gin supports hedgehogs. Photo by Piotr Łaskawski on Unsplash

Hedgepig: A gin liqueur which is supporting the preservation of British hedgehogs

I took the dog to the vets today, and while we were there, two separate people brought in shoeboxes.  A hedgehog, they said to the reception team.  Ah, I thought.  Because this reminded me of two things.  One that there’s a hedgehog in our garden, and two, I’d meant to tell you about Hedgepig. I’ll explain. …

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Wine Doors of Florence: Photographer Andrew Barrow traces city’s medieval life

An award-winning photographer and wine enthusiast has combined his two passions to capture the overlooked signatures of medieval life hidden across one of Italy’s most beautiful cities. Andrew Barrow has released his debut photographic portfolio, Wine Doors of Florence, which collates the images of 167 “wine doors”.  Wine doors of Florence: What are they? These …

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