Ivo Graham

Ivo Graham is a comedian. We met him, and some of his family, last year at a Christmas Fair. He bought a gift for his father (a log gobbler, which he thought his dad would find funny….) and in the process of buying it also supported the charity the Christmas Fair was raising money for. He was a lovely chap and laughed a lot. We like that in our customers….! Then lo and behold, here he is, providing 30 minutes of funny on the BBC – check it out: Ivo Graham – Live from the BBC He will also be …



Best Gin 2017 – The Most Useful Guide to UK Gin

Gin – associated with tonic, to be sipped while reclining on a deckchair in the sun. Sounds like the dream of every gardener we have ever met! In this post we discuss: What we learnt about the botanicals in gin. The Gin rated the best in the world The 4 Major Botanicals every gin is based on – including the one that is legally required! World Gin Day What Winston Churchill said about Gin The best UK gin we have tried so far. Last August we met the wonderful Jekka McVicar and she said something so interesting about how gin is …



Sale Now On at Modern Mint!

That’s right, it is now time for a little sale….. Up to 50% off selected items! When we get to the last few items in a particular range, it makes it very hard to present them to people at the fairs and markets we visit. When you have a stack of hand made skipping ropes or amazing Japanese secateurs, it makes a statement. People notice it and want to touch these products. Using the shears to clip the brushes into line…. A photo posted by ModernMint (@modernmintshop) on Dec 15, 2016 at 3:09am PST But when it gets to the …