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Book Review: Murder in Mississippi by John Safran

Where have you been all my life, true crime genre? Murder in Mississippi is my first foray into the category and I’m smitten. I always imagined true crime narratives espoused from the point of view of an expert, serious criminologist schooled in the science and art of detection. Instead, in Murder in Mississippi, John Safran… Continue reading Book Review: Murder in Mississippi by John Safran

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A little Islay whisky education at Whisky and Alement

Being fifty-something, I appreciate the finer things in life. Single malt whisky is one of them. Thanks to a family connection (on Mr P’s side) we’ve developed a taste for the single malt expressions from Islay, Scotland’s most famous whisky island. They’re peaty and smokey, earthy and warming … and definitely not for the novice… Continue reading A little Islay whisky education at Whisky and Alement