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  • Hey Mango

    It’s midnight and I’m inadvertently launching pieces of mango around my kitchen. I love a ripe mango as much as the next person and lord knows I’ve been waiting for this mango and it’s been waiting for me. It’s traveled many, many miles on top of it’s already extensive journey from it’s country of origin […]

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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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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.