In 2011, the reality TV show ‘My Strange Addiction’ featured a widow named Casie who carried her late husband's ashes with her wherever she went. Trips included restaurants, shops, and even the cinema. One day when she was transferring the ashes from a temporary storage box into a memorial urn, some spilt onto her hand. Rather than dusting the ashes off, she licked her fingers which was the moment her addiction of dipping her finger into the ashes and licking
it afterwards began.
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Elsmere is from Northern Ireland and has always had a passion for learning. He studied at the University of Ulster and graduated with a Master’s degree in Management and Corporate Governance.