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Moreen Simpson: Love lobster, will travel

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Me that nowadays rarely ventures further than the nearest eatery has twice been a dirty stop-out.

One, an overnighter suggested by my loon who, like me, adores lobster. Sadly, it’s a pucklie years since I’ve managed to indulge masellie.

I’ve tried buying those vacuum-packed North Atlantic critters from Lidl but, even armed with a hammer, retrieving just a teeny gob of pink flesh defies me. I end up losin’ the rag and smashin’ away ’til the shell’s pulp.

And, if you can actually find a restaurant in Aberdeen which sells them, you need a second mortgage for the bill.

However, just doon the coast in bonnie Johnshaven, they seem to have the delicacy loupin’ oot o’ the sea. You can almost smell them when you stand on the........

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