Perfect for those who might be missing the pub right now. Includes beers or ciders, crisps, nuts and a good book. It’s not quite the same as a night at the pub, but the booze and snacks taste great.
- A Book (choose from the following)
- The Queens Gambit by Walter Tevis – The Queen’s Gambit, a thriller that follows the life of an orphan chess prodigy, Beth Harmon, during her quest to become the world’s greatest chess player. Now adapted as a hugely successful Netflix series
- The Undoing by Jean Hanff Korelitz – A twisty, turny psychological thriller; main character Grace appears to have the perfect life, however everything changes when a gruesome murder takes place. Recently adapted for a TV series starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant
- Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan – A Sci-Fi novel set in the 1980s in an alternative history timeline in which the UK lost the Falklands War, Alan Turing is still alive and the Internet, social media and self-driving cars already exist
- The Guardians by John Grisham – The latest gripping crime thriller, in Grisham’s signature, easy style.
- The Self-Care Cookbook by Gemma Ogston – Over 60 plant based recipes to boost energy, help sleep and lift moods
- Three Ingredient Baking by Sarah Rainey – Incredibly simple treats with minimal ingredients. 100 fuss-free family recipes for cakes, biscuits, breads, desserts, savoury bakes and frozen treats
- Gardening Through the Year by Ian Spence – Packed with essential gardening advice, RHS Gardening Through the Year is the must-have book for new gardeners and a trusty reference for old hands
- The Times Jumbo Crossword Book – A super-sized challenge for crossword lovers, selected by the Times2 Crossword Editor John Grimshaw
- Refreshment – Choose from the following:
- 2 x 330ml Organic Craft Beers by Stroud Brewery – 1 x IPA and 1 x Nelson. Organic and Vegan
- 2 x Beard & Sabre Hopped Ciders 33cl – Two 33cl bottles of this medium cider from West Country producers Beard & Sabre, ‘Dolores’ is a smooth drinking cider with notes of pineapple and lychee
- Brown Bag Crisps (40g) – Choose from Sea Salt & Malt Vinegar, Cheddar & Onion or Tiger Prawn Chilli & Lime
- Mr Filbert’s Gourmet Mixed Nuts (110g) – In Mexican Sweet Chilli or Simply Sea Salt