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after cancer. These are our stories of love, laughter, travel, adventure and sometimes unfortunate events.

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Digging for the Black Diamond

Digging for the Black Diamond

It must be a misunderstanding.¬†A classic¬†"Lost in Translation‚ÄĚ moment.¬†I thought we had come to hunt for truffles. The¬†‚Äėblack¬†diamond‚Äô. That musty-smelling, expensive fungi, adored by¬†toque-wearing¬†chefs¬†in Michelin restaurants.¬† I thought there would be dogs, expert...

12 Weird and Wonderful New Years Eve Traditions

12 Weird and Wonderful New Years Eve Traditions

It is¬†the morning of¬†New Years Day 2018 and I am having¬†a ‚Äėloony¬†dook‚Äô.¬† Any idea what is?¬† Let me break it down for¬†you.¬† Dook¬†is a Scottish term meaning to dip or¬†bathe. While¬†loony¬†is what I must be, because he I am, running, willingly I might add,¬†into the...

Why English Sparkling Wine Is So Damn Good

Why English Sparkling Wine Is So Damn Good

It is the year 1652,¬†and Christopher Merret¬†‚Ästan English¬†Scientist, Physician, Naturalist and¬†Mettalurgist¬†-¬†has just documented how to put the fizz into English Sparkling wine.¬† This is¬†over 30 years before¬†the French monk Dom Pierre¬†Perignon¬†was alleged to have...

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