Five enticing bourbon cocktail recipes for every occasion

For years I flirted with gin and tequila but as I’ve grown up I’ve discovered bourbon and I can’t imagine going back. I’ll still be sipping G&T’s on a spring day and you better believe that Tequila and Vodka will always have a home on the bar cart, but the spirit I consistently want more than any other continue reading »

Will Self on skyscrapers, London boroughs and a blueprint map of the week

Surely I’m not the only one that finds Bank Holiday weekends so disorientating? After weeks of religiously posting numerous Sunday Selections on (wait for it) Sundays, I’ve only gone and messed up because it’s now Monday night and I’ve got no clue what’s going on. How I’ve had four days off and not really registered continue reading »

Why you should register to vote

The Electoral Commission recently confirmed that close to one million people have dropped off the electoral roll since 2014. If you’re not on the electoral roll, you can’t vote. And if you can’t vote, you’re losing your democratic right to help decide who runs this country. Three reasons why you should register to vote You pretty continue reading »

Sunday selection: NYC photos, women on the road, dirty old London

I’d like to say I’ve done a lot this week, but that would be a lie. I pretty much spent my evenings this week watching the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt before having a rare and most welcome Friday night out in Shoreditch. Last night I finalised my Woodford Reserve cocktail entry – let me know what continue reading »

Doctor’s Orders: an Old Fashioned recipe

UPDATE: I won! You’ll be able to order your very own Doctor’s Orders bourbon cocktail at the South Place Hotel bar in the near future. More details here if you’re interested! For years gin was my tipple of choice. Gin and Tonics, gin and elderflower cocktails, gin in teacups… I was your walking talking gin-lovin-early-twenty-somethin continue reading »