Today I’m loving… these hand-painted colanders

Possibly the prettiest colanders (is that an oxymoron? Nevermind) ever!

Handpainted Colanders, £23.50

Handpainted Colanders, £23.50

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Today I’m loving… Queen-style drinking

Today is her Maj’s 89th birthday (very many happy returns Ma’am!) and it’s a well know fact that her favourite tipple is Dubonnet (which BTW, was developed in 1846 to encourage French Legionnaires to drink quinine for malaria!)

Octavie Old-Fashioned Tumbler

Octavie Old-Fashioned Tumbler, £26

The Queen Mother was another fan – she liked a Dubonnet and gin with a slice of lemon under the ice. Continue reading