I'll Go to Bed at Noon by Gerard Woodward is an account of an impoverished middle-class family living in north London in the 1970s. However, this is not a whimsical story of make-do-and-mend and or putting on a brave face for the neighbours...
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Set in South London between 23 December 1938 and the height of the Blitz in Christmas 1940, London Belongs to Me follows the lives of the inhabitants of a south London boarding house and is packed with memorable period detail
Gin is not only delicious to drink, it is complex and interesting, rich in culture and history. Literature is littered with references to gin, from Scott Fitzgerald to Raymond Chandler to Patrick Hamilton - and there is no tonic quite like reading to offer some respite from these strange and unpredictable times.
With that in mind, over the coming weeks we will be sharing some of our favourite books with you, all of which will have an association with our favourite tipples.
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Now with a brand new look and even more organic Spanish and Italian Pink Grapefruit than before.
Vacuum distillation allows for a lower boiling temperature, which
preserves the rich flavours and aromas and provides a uniquely fresh distillate. Zesty pink grapefruit peel shines through in this all natural gin, distilled in London, with no added sugar or colour.
Gold winner at Vancouver International Spirits Competition.
We're proud to launch our first ever National Cocktail Competition - The Spirit of Innovation.
We challenge you to innovate with our gins, vodkas, whiskies & aperitifs.
Gerry’s is a gem in the heart of Soho – a sort of drinks Tardis, if you will. A tiny shop crammed with an extraordinary range of spirits - an awful lot more besides – it’s something of a London institution with an international reputation. Sacred is proud to be Gerry’s best-selling gin for the past three years, so our founder Hilary went to interview Gerry’s manager, Allen Daly.
At the time of writing, we are currently enjoying warm, if rather muggy, weather – the sort of weather that cries out for a long, cool delicious drink such as a Sacred Cardamom Gin and Tonic!
Sacred Orris Gin, a floral (ie summery), violet-scented gin with dominant notes of Italian orris root that some would describe as tasting like the colour purple!
Sloe Gin is strongly associated with the autumn, probably because that’s when sloes, the dark bitter fruit of the blackthorn bush, are usually ripe for picking.
For over 10 years, Alice Lascelles has been writing about booze.
The Highgate Cemetery is Sacred’s twist on the Corpse Reviver No 2, a gin-based cocktail (bet you didn’t see that coming!)