10 Golden rules of wild fruit picking

Harvesting roships for Rosehip Liqueur We’re racing through July and Summer!  I’m making plans to pick berries this week and ahead of August & September I thought I would offer 10 golden rules.  Autumn in particular offers fantastic opportunities for...

Liqueurs since 1985

We moved house last year and while we were packing all our stuff to move from one place to another I came across the remains of a bottle of Damson Liqueur made in 1985.  The colour had faded and it has lost its lovely velvety plummy taste, but it reminded me that I...

Women Bar Tenders Rock

If you’re looking for local quality bar service, you’ll find it in Ayrshire, as Ayrshire  Business Women have got it covered.  Whether you need a fully functioning bar with backlit bottle gantry or bespoke cocktail service for your private party or event...

A Fluffy Duck for Easter

This is a bit of a seasonal post as yellow chicks & fluffy ducks are appearing along with other spring and Easter paraphernalia reminding me of my first real cocktail. It seemed more real than the Babycham with glacé cherry I’d sampled during my cocktail...

It’s a Gin thing

I often joke that I have been brought up on gin.  I don’t mean that literally of course, but that both parents and grandparents drank gin at gatherings & parties. I found the smell very pleasant & fragrant, not realising then, that juniper scented the...