Research Triangle

So, after a change into dry clothes, we headed north/east towards Chapel Hill through rain that at times was so heavy all we could see was rain and hopefully the tail lights of the car in front. But it didn’t last forever and after about 2.5 hours we reached our next destination Carrboro, which neighbours Chapel Hill.

We stayed at another almost new hotel in Carrboro which is kind of a bit of a trendy (??) neighbourhood adjoining Chapel Hill, which is the home of University of North Carolina – the Tarheels. UNC is most known for its basketball – Michael Jordan its most famous basket balling student (I’ll get to that later). This was a two night stay so we could have a look around, try some good food (North Carolina BBQ and anything else) and enjoy.

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The slow BBQ stall

This is my first BBQ post – and I am no expert at the BBQ but just like my philosophy on training dogs I continue to practice, have patience, persist and most importantly have fun.

Dusty and Big Green EggI am one of the few who does not own a kettle BBQ but I do have a pretty good hooded grill and the big green egg, which someone saw a picture of and wondered why I had a small space-ship in the back yard.┬áIt’s taken me about a year to master the egg (if master is the correct word) and my slow BBQ is coming on with I would say some pretty edible results.

I had a rolled shoulder on Grand Final Day, which I rubbed with oil and some sweet Texas rub and kept in the fridge overnight. And then I received the latest newsletter from

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