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Anyone for Tennis? The new Pimms Blackberry and Elderflower

Or, LOVE ALL…

Pimm’s cup:  the quintessential Wimbledon tipple.  The Best of British with a Royal Warrant.  But I was almost permanently put off Pimms at a school fete, on a most perfectly sunny Pimmsy day many Junes ago.  Having handed over the hyperactive sugar-charged little darlings to their dad, I joined the queue at the very popular Pimms stand with all the other harangued mums.  My drink chit was limp with sweat by the time I handed it over to the dad on duty.
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Gin-spiration

East Sussex in April.  Gorgeous sunny skies belie vicious Arctic gale force winds.  Surf pounding menacingly on the beach whilst nascent daffodils are buffeted horizontal.  My hair has gone all Boris Johnson as I flee to the comfort of indoors at cocktail-o’clock, pondering what to drink?  The Bourbon has been put to the back of the drinks cabinet, and it’s not quite Vodka weather.  Rum would do in a pinch, but for a bracing, clean cocktail as refreshing as the wind, as full of promise as spring, it has to be Gin.  Gin is an anagram of Spring.

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