Whiskey


Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

11 June 2021

Arran Whisky – How a war veteran revived a sleeping giant

The Isle of Arran lies between Ayr and Kintyre. Sometimes known as ‘Scotland in miniature’, it possesses all Scotland’s geography – Highland and Lowland areas – in […]
4 June 2021

Auchentoshan Whisky – Is it breakfast or Suntory time?

When I think of whiskies owned by Suntory, the Japanese drinks conglomerate, I can’t help but think of one of the greatest travel films of all […]
26 May 2021

Caol Ila: the whisky from the Queen of the Hebrides

Just 25 miles north of the northern Irish coast lies Scotland’s fifth and the British Isles’ eighth largest island. Rich in Gaelic, Norse, and Scottish clan […]
19 May 2021

Oban, a town built by whisky

Just over two miles above the town of Oban lies Loch Gleann a’ Bhearraidh, a reservoir that overhangs the coast like an infinity pool, glassily reflecting […]
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