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Clutches for a Lady

February 13th, 2018|

South African flair for the urban market.  Martini Mandate brings you these stylish clutches in four beautful colours.  Designed b ...

Martinis in the Sky

March 12th, 2017|

When I was in fifth grade I remember interminable arguments about stuff that really mattered.  Was Sugar Ray Robinson a technicall ...

Mile High Martinis

October 6th, 2015|

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

Martinis and Ferraris

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" the kind ...

Scotland: In Gratitude

September 17th, 2014|

If you've been on Facebook recently you may have noticed people posting a daily list of things that they are grateful for.  I'm no ...

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  • Blue skies over the Duomo in Siena. The tourists have gone home - but the wine is still cold. A perfect time to visit!
#italianlifestyle #siena #sienaitaly #duomodisiena #duomodisiena
  • It sounded like a very loud frog. Poking around in my host’s barn I came across this barrel of fermenting Sangiovese. The noise was the sound of escaping gasses going through a water regulator as the wine made its journey towards becoming a delicious liqueur.  I’ll definitely be returning to taste it! .
#liqueurs #italianwine #italianwines #italianlifestyle #chianti #sangiovese
  • When you need a little cholesterol the Italians can do it in style. The white stuff on the bottom left is salted lard. Yup, that means fat. Just fat. Totally yummy artery clogging, amazingly delicious fat. Fortunately I  drank enough red wine afterwards to dissolve it all away....😜
#italianlifestyle #chianti #italianfood
  • I awoke at 3:45am to get to Orly Airport in Paris to catch a plane to Italy. At noon I am in the hills of Chianti, ensconced in a tiny winery where the owners are plying me with the contents of their cellar. The sun is shining. Buon weekend! #chianti #raddainchianti #italianwine #italianwines #italianlife #Italian lifestyle
  • The beautiful lines of the Lamborghini Espada in repose at the Royal Automobile Club. Fast, different, breaks down a lot - but absolutely delightful to look at (I think it still leaked oil on the carpet). #lamborghini #lamborghiniespada
  • You haven’t quite done Oktoberfest until you’ve sung “Sweet Caroline” with ten thousand drunken Germans! .
#oktoberfestmunich #oktoberfest #oktoberfest2018 #sweetcaroline #neildiamond