April is a great month! The smell of spring in the air in Dubai… well… there isn’t much of a spring, but there are a few blossoming flowers, an entertaining and debaucherous April Fool’s day to start off with and immediately followed with an Easter Celebration and then 3 huge birthdays tucked in between (mine, my mum’s and my bestie’s ) its going to be hard keeping track of what to celebrate when.
This is a post I wanted to share about a month ago to be precise.. its just that I haven’t really managed to get my head around it. Amidst the 10km run that I have been training for, and the Bikram yoga I enrolled myself in to sustain a healthier lifestyle, and organizing photographs of Africa; buying time for a blog post seemed close to impossible. But now that the run is over and I am done sorting 7 memory cards (out of 9), I’m glad to say hello to my keyboard again. Continue reading
In the upcoming weeks… 3 and a half to be precise, I will be engaging in something quite extraordinary. I will be doing a 21 day road trip in Africa, starting from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe right down to Cape Town in South Africa.
mmm.. so this weekend was rather special… yes we had a hen-do for a rather stunning bride to be
so what was my contribution… a concoction to get her drunk as fast as possible; alright the drink wasn’t one of my lethal ones which find you on the floor, but it definitely picked up the spirit. It was “supposed” to turn out like a regular mojito.. but silly me forgot to pick up the rum and I had to make do with VODKA. The simple thought of Vodka makes my body shudder, but it was quite a surprise that I was able to drink this quite smoothly.
You’ll need the following (serving 10 people or 5.. ):
- Handful of strawberries
- Handful of blackberries
- Handful of Raspberries
- Handful of blueberries
- Juice of 2 limes
- 1½ can of sprite/ 7up/ soda (i used sprite)
- Handful of mint leaves
- Handful of Coriander leaves with stalks
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 4 cups Raspberry vodka
- 7 cups cranberry juice