Drink, Thoughts

Merry Christmas!

The present are wrapped, I’ve made the smoked mackerel pate for the starter on Saturday and I’m now sitting down with a glass of red while watching Elf on Film Four. Guess it’s finally Christmas! Continue reading “Merry Christmas!”

Drink

Getting into the Christmas spirits


I’ve had a quiet few days recovering from the office xmas lunch on Friday. It seems like everyone’s immune system got a right kicking from the festivities and now the whole team is sniffling away. So for medicinal reasons it’s time to break out the big guns.

The Balvenie is one of my favourite whiskies. I don’t know if it really does cure the common cold, but I feel better already and I’ve only had a (not so) wee dram.

It’s supposed to start snowing again in an hour or so. It seems to me that if Shackleton needed to take a few cases of whisky with him to the Antarctic then I’ll need to get stuck in to see me through this continuing apocalyptic cold snap.