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The Abbey: a tale of two gins

‘But why do you need more than 20 kinds of gin?’ said no one, ever.

Actually, that’s not true. A few non-gin-drinkers (yes, they do exist, and yes, I do occasionally deign to talk to them) have asked me this exact question when they’ve glimpsed my rather meagre collection of the good stuff, to which my usual response is to either launch into a long-winded explanation about all the… 490 more words

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The Sheba Cocktail

Betty Blythe had twenty-eight costumes when she played the Queen of Sheba for Fox in 1921. All of them together, she said, could fit in a shoe box. 253 more words