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  • The glorious vineyards of Northants…

    You read this right. We have a couple of corkers right here in the Shire just waiting for you to visit.

  • It’s a gin thing!

    “First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you,” said F. Scott Fitzgerald (author of The Great Gatsby and a lil’ hero of mine). The writer’s liquor of choice was gin, which he reportedly believed could not be detected on the breath. “Mother’s ruin”, as it is often known, has […]

  • Bye bye gin, we have a new favourite drink!

    Yes, it's hard to believe but we've benched the G&Ts for a super-cool exciting new tipple. Wanna know what it is? 'Course you do.

  • 12 cosy pubs to visit in January

    Local cosy Pubs. They're not just for Christmas, but if you're looking for seasonal fayre and great hospitality then here are 12 of the best

  • Bill’s Restaurant – Rushden Lakes

    Whether you’re in need of a mid-shop pick-me-up, or some serious refuelling after you and your Mudlets have explored the great outdoors, Bill’s restaurant has plenty on offer to satisfy every appetite.

  • My courtship with Courtesan…

    If you're down in that-there London, head to Brixton for some 1920s, Shanghai clubs vibe. The Dim Sum and cocktails are sublime.

  • Din dins at 185 Watling St

    Garden bars and picnics under the stars...it's time to step outside for al fresco fun

  • 7 brilliant beer gardens

    Suns out, Guns out? Not for this demure Muddy, however I will be frequenting a beer garden should the rain hold off, and there's some suitably welcoming spots to choose from.

  • The Brampton Halt

    It's good for a beer festival AND for a meal, read our review of the pub set in Northamptonshire's gorgeous countryside (and there's a pond)!

  • Cocktail hour darlings

    Superb cocktails at half the price! The Fox and Hounds is rather classy for a pub and we took full advantage

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