It’s Friday! Cocktails All Round.


It’s Friday, and it’s cocktail hour somewhere in the world!

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An arrangement featuring a vintage cocktail shaker I have for sale on eBay.

The imagery of  vintage cocktail culture has always appealed to me. Vintage Cocktail hour images are just fabulous. They show snippets of a golden age of style and sophistication.  Everything looks so strikingly stylish and radiates glamour, decorum and class.

We all like to kick back with family or friends at the end of the working week. Sitting in the open air with cocktails, is the epitome of glamour and success. Cocktails certainly don’t stir up fond memories of the mundanities of everyday life.

If I was given an opportunity to go back in time, I’d choose the King Cole Bar in the St Regis Hotel, NYC. Not for the cocktails per se, but for the appeal evoked from images of the era. However I’m happy to settle for the company of my family and friends, as we sit on our balcony and watch the sun set over the city of Sydney.

Here’s some old school cocktail recipes to get your Friday night started:

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Vintage cocktail book from my collection

Salut! And cheers to cocktail culture.

Now I want to hear from you. What’s your favourite cocktail?





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