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Archive for June 1st, 2017

Losing Two Days on a Whisky Diet

The first known batch of Scotch whisky was recorded on this day in 1495, which accredits the first distillation to a Tironensian monk named John Cor. The man of pray a servant in King James IV court, when his majesty resided at Lindores Abbey, Fife. I’d like to think he stumbled over the drink after being given an objective by James IV to:- “Create a beverage that enchants my regal palate and soothes my soul with intoxication. But be warned […]

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Shylock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels

Throwback Thursday – Two years ago today I penned this yarn of food temperature, Shakespeare parody and litigation……   They say that revenge is a dish best served cold. Well if that’s the case, it’s a shame I didn’t have revenge for tea, as being cold didn’t do anything for the lasagne I’ve just consumed. My spouses home made lasagne is normally fantastic, but for some reason this evening it had […]

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