Revel in the spirtit at the two-day festival, Junipalooza in east London, celebrating World Gin Day on 11 June
'Three measures of Gordon's, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it's ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon peel. Got it?'
The comic's aggressive style does not match his true self, finds Gerard Gilbert
In the run-up to Christmas I found myself watching a lot of telly. My friends accuse me of hypocrisy since I used to rail against the evils of TV and even advised people, in a book, to chuck out their telly. I defend myself by blaming my children: I felt bad denying them the pleasures of schoolyard conversation about The X Factor.
For the loved ones in your life who like a tipple, consider one of these very drinkable pressies
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Do you fancy another one? Go on, just a small one. You don’t have to get up in the morning, after all.