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Musings: Bacon and Eggs

Bacon and egg feel like such a natural combination. But do you remember when you had bacon for the first time? I do and very vividly. I was at my classmate Julien’s house, at their dining table, learning how to solve the Rubik’s cube. Julien was great at it and I was pretty shit. He’d do the I’m-not-looking-but-I’m-still solving-it trick. I was 16, and I wanted to do that. It was way cooler than my technique which involved peeling off the stickers and sticking them back on correctly. Julien knew he had a fanboy sitting in front of him as he set about demystifying the technique behind it very seriously like any teenager would do; by mystifying it more. Before I could wrap my head around how to solve for the white cross, his mum came in from the kitchen with some sandwiches. We set aside our cubes to discuss my technique, or lack of along with the sandwiches. I took the first bite and then I don’t remember what Julien said. I was pulled …