We all have ancestors with various eccentricities. In 1950, my great-grandpa received the title of “Tea Drinking Champion of Australia”, drinking 90 cups of tea a day.
Almost every regional newspaper in the country seems to have run the story. My three favourite articles are this one from the Southern Argus, in South Australia, this one, which has a great picture of my great-grandparents and lovely comments by my great-grandma, from The Mail, also in South Australia, and this one, from The Argus in Melbourne.
My grandma is the oldest of their four children. She still has the trophy he won.