‘Wild’ Author Cheryl Strayed Reveals The 5 Stages Of Solitary Travelling, From Discomfort, To Loneliness, And Beyond…

Reese Witherspoon has been Oscar-nominated for her role in ‘Wild’, the film of the book of the trek taken by Cheryl Strayed, back in 1995, when she was freshly divorced, bereaved and intent on walking her way back to serenity. Despite her Oscar win for ‘Walk The Line’, Reese has called her role in ‘Wild’…

Mum Shares Video Of Her ‘Hitting’ Newborn Baby On The Chest To Raise Awareness Of Cystic Fibrosis

A mum filmed a video of herself “hitting” her daughter on the chest to raise awareness of her baby’s rare condition. Sam Carrier, from Birmingham, shared the video on a Facebook page set up for her daughter, Daisy Evans Journey, to highlight the physio treatment for cystic fibrosis. She acknowledged that people may find the video…

Heston Blumenthal Creates Banana And Bacon Trifle For Waitrose This Christmas

Heston Blumenthal may have out-Blumenthaled himself with his latest avant-garde Christmas creation.  The chef, known for his remarkably unusual dishes, has created a banana and bacon trifle, which will go on sale in Waitrose later this week. The dessert includes layers of banana, caramel, chocolate and rum is topped with smoky bacon bits. Waitrose Blumenthal…

How To Make The Perfect Cheese And Cracker, According To An Oxford University Scientist

An Oxford University scientist claims to have discovered the best way to make cheese and crackers for maximum enjoyment. According to Charles Michel, the ultimate cheese and cracker combo incorporates all five tastes: salt, sweet, sour, bitter and umami. With this in mind, his creation includes some unconventional additions, such as honey and prosciutto. He…

Groom Vomits During Wedding Vows As Bride Says ‘In Sickness And In Health’

No matter how well you plan them, weddings don’t always go smoothly – as one couple recently discovered. The pair, known only as Sandy and Jason, decided to tie the knot on one of Hawaii’s beautiful beaches.  With the sea glistening in the background, Sandy began to say her vows while looking lovingly into Jason’s…

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