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So far Martinista has created 127 blog entries.

Gin O’Clock

2017-04-12T12:17:37+00:00 April 2nd, 2016|

Gin business is big business. It seems you can't cut a cucumber without being told of a new bespoke distillery dripping ...

Hackers stole my drink

2017-04-12T12:17:37+00:00 March 6th, 2016|

That "oh shit" moment SexyCyborg - apparently not all hackers are sad men in underpants (image courtesy newscydialtweak ...

Madikwe Safari Adventure

2017-04-12T12:17:37+00:00 February 28th, 2016|

Endless skies, red, hard baked earth and long horizons make for a thirst, quite distinct from a social drink. We were on ...

Beauty Queens and Crabs

2017-04-12T12:18:12+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|

A sarong clad decrepit of indeterminate age greeted us at the Sea View Inn, off the Marine Drive in Colombo, Sri Lanka. ...

Atlas Traded

2017-04-12T12:17:37+00:00 January 9th, 2016|

Houses in the Bo-Kaap Atlas Trading, a spice shop in the Bo-Kaap is a veritable Cape Town institution. Bo-Kaap (meanin ...

Mile High Martinis

2017-03-12T21:17:17+00:00 October 6th, 2015|

Mile High Martinis with Qatar Airways Long haul flights are excruciatingly boring. If you are a frequent flyer you’ve ...

Martinis and Ferraris

2017-04-12T12:17:37+00:00 September 14th, 2015|

There was an episode of Top Gear where the team attempted to fry an egg on the engine block of a super car.  It "proves" ...

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