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Smashing

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Half term is upon us and so, naturally, my thoughts turn to wine. It’s times like these we need volume. Portable volume.

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Search Party

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Lots of you have been kind enough to tell me that you find the new wine search function on the website useful (‘THIS WILL CHANGE MY LIFE’, said one, brilliantly).

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Beauty Camp

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As promised, a quick update on those booze-related beauty treatments I tested out last week. Washing my hair in beer made me smell like a brewery and washing my face in red wine, egg white and honey was as horrible as it sounds.

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Forward Planning

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Right, a couple of Bank Holiday weekends coming up. Time to get organised and fill the fridge/rack accordingly. We need to cover last minute drop ins, big family get-togethers and something to collapse on the sofa with.

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Know It All

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I’ve been tasting a lot of wine this week, about 100 a day, at the International Wine Challenge in London. Yesterday, an old friend and fellow wine judge reminded me of the time we tasted a flight (the fancy name for a line up of wines) of Cabernet Sauvignons from Chile together, almost twenty years ago, at the same competition.

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Holiday Essentials

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Last weekend went by in a haze of lamb, rioja and gold Lindt bunnies. Now we’re well into the school holidays and I’m mostly running on leftover eggs (chocolate, not chicken).

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Sista

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For my sister’s birthday, I ordered her the most fantastic sweatshirt from Selfish Mother’s (uh-mazing) website. It’s this one, grey with the word SISTA emblazoned across the front.

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