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Pizza & Gin = Friday Night!! Our Friday evening tradition!

Home made pizza

With National Pizza Day and Valentine’s Day just around the corner I thought I’d share with you our fabulous Friday evening tradition!  I’m not sure when it started but every Friday evening, pretty much without fail Stu makes homemade pizzas. I don’t know how he does it, after a week working and ferrying children around […]

Burns Night and Australia Day Traditions: Tall Tales of Haggis and Birthday Cake – But not at the same time!!

Lion birthday cake

Burns Night and Australia Day Traditions It’s January again! I cannot believe that I started this blog last year and I’ve pretty much kept up to date with it.  Delighted with myself 😊. January always brings with it Burns Night (25th January) and Australia Day (26th January) and of course tales of our Scottish life […]


HARVEST HOME: DEERNESS DISTILLERY AND HARVEST CELEBRATIONS If you’ve been following our developments at all you’ll know that we are in the process of expanding our premises so we can make whisky or whiskey, depending on country location 😉 yay! Below is an artists impression of the expansion – Whisky still house, cask storage / […]

Whisky, whisky everywhere and not a drop to drink…. At least not yet! Orkney Distillery Whisky Plans

Whisky, whisky everywhere and not a drop to drink…. At least not yet! Celebrating World Whisky Day on 21st May, we thought this might be a great time to share with you are whisky plans for our Orkney Distillery. Since the creation of Deerness Distillery back in 2015, we have always had our sights on […]