GLUTTONY- Why stop yourself?

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Gluttony means over-indulgence or lack of self-restraint. So how could that be a good thing? Well if you think about it how often have you felt frustrated because you felt restrained from being honest or simply saying what’s on your mind? So picture instead you being completely open about what you think and feel. Experience yourself stepping way from the …

“GREED-IS GOOD”

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Greed means intense and selfish desire for something, especially wealth or power. So if we did not feel a bit of greed sometimes what would happen? You would not ask for that pay rise, dream about a new business or put yourself forward for that next promotion. Without  a touch of greed we would not feel a need to improve …

PRIDE-be you, be happy

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Pride means a feeling of happiness you get when you or someone else achieves something hard or difficult. Do you remember that time your teacher praised you or when you did something your friends told you couldn’t. Your step was little bit lighter, your head held a little bit higher. Pride gives you a belief in yourself, it allows you …

WRATH- don’t look back in anger I hear you say

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Wrath means extreme anger. Now expressed in the wrong way ( I immediately think road rage) that is not a good thing but harnessed it is probably the cause of more good than anything. Extreme anger at injustices caused Martin Luther King to “have a dream” Extreme anger at discrimination led the suffragette movement to take women out of the …

Envy-The Green Eyed Monster or is it?

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Envy is a desire to have a quality, possession, or other desirable thing belonging to someone else. Think of someone you admire. I bet you thought about how they achieved something or some characteristic they have and wished you could do or have the same. Welcome to the world of envy! It can make us examine ourselves and identify those …

SLOTH- the feeling not the cute creature !

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Sloth well it can mean a reluctance to make an effort or (perhaps a good description of me) the slowest moving mammal- take your pick ! Ok who, in today’s world, doesn’t want to take a time out from all the madness going on around them ? It’s called being human. We seem to be constantly on the go making …

What Are The Seven Deadly Sins?

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We get asked this question quite often. So we thought we would answer it. The Seven Deadly Sins (sometimes called Cardinal sins) are Lust, Wrath, Envy, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth and Pride. Over the next few weeks we will give our take on why experiencing them, in today’s world, is often a good thing. So lets kick off with everyones favourite. …

NEW BEGINNINGS

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Like most in the hospitality chain 2020 was not great for us here at SDS. Fortunately, unlike too many in the industry, we are still alive and kicking. We have taken a hint from Monty Python and have decided to “look on the bright side of life(admit it you started to hum the tune). Certainly, the Bank of England forecast …

Create Rainbow Cocktails

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Creating a rainbow effect in a glass with different-colored cordials requires a special pouring technique. Simply pour each liqueur slowly over an inverted teaspoon (rounded side up) into a glass. Start with the heaviest liqueur first. (Recipes will give proper order.) Pour slowly. The rounded surface of the spoon will spread each liqueur over the one beneath without mixing them. …