2 results for tag: Christmas


That Boutique-y Whisky Company Advent Calendar

Those kind folk at That Boutique-y Whisky Company sent me this cracking advent calendar. I'm not sure what I did to deserve it but I'm not one to look a gift horse in the mouth.It's been a while since my last whisky advent calendar; maybe two or three years. It's a great idea yet, in all honesty, I didn't manage to enjoy a dram every single day. Sometimes it was easier to save a few up for the weekend and/or share with friends. I guess it doesn't really matter how you play it as long as you're sensible and enjoy the whisky at some point. As someone whose Christmas shopping has been known to involve a scoot around the Booker cash and carry on ...

Usquabae

At this time of year, when I’m inevitably asked if I’m ready for Christmas, my stock response is “Well, I’m not really a huge fan of Christmas”. My French friends always find it quite amusing when I start answers with “I’m not really a huge fan of such and such” or “such and such isn’t really my favourite”. They ask why I can’t be more direct and simply state that I don’t like it. My only excuse is that I’m English and that’s not a terribly English thing to do. However, for the avoidance of doubt, here goes: I don’t like Christmas. For some people, Christmas is all about embracing the festivities of the season; for ...