OUR THOUGHTS

THROUGH THE DRAGON’S EYE

 

Food for thought from the perspective of Tom, Slake’s founder, distiller and forager. This blog is a distillation of articles about booze, land and learning to thrive as part of nature.

 

Sussex Dry Gin

Sussex by the Sea Sussex is known as a county home to those with an 'independence of thought', that is a polite way of saying that, as a rule, we don't like being told what to do or indeed how to do it! I'll be honest, I suspect many of my old teachers (not that I...

Martini – Everything you need to know

Wet or dry all the tips you need to perfect your own Martini First things first, a certain Vodka company managed to popularise the concept of a Vodka Martini with the help of Britain's best loved spy. In honesty, this should stay entirely fictional as all real...

Foraging

Most health experts would encourage you to eat a 'varied' diet, but this can be hard in the modern world where the food that is cultivated for agriculture is much less diverse than what is naturally available. This is one of the most attractive aspects of foraging....

The pursuit of pleasure…

Have you ever noticed that whether something is 'good' for you or 'bad' for you seems to change all the time? I often find my inbox spammed with things like '10 'Bad' Foods That Are Good For You'...

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