• The Raw and the Cooked, a recipe series by Linda Walker
    Good gourds and Days of Wine and Roses

    ZWETSCHGENKUCHEN by Linda Walker We’re in the midst of sunny Autumn and it’s lovely to eat the season’s fruit and veg that abound now. I’m buying and picking: Pumpkin roasted, is enduringly popular, as this intensifies the...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • On earth as it is in heaven – Bali 9 executions

    By Maddy Thomas On Sunday night the Indonesian government confirmed that Bali 9 ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran had been given the mandatory 72 hours notice of their impending executions. For the last day I have...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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  • The Raw and the Cooked, a recipe series by Linda Walker
    Vile veg and gruesome greens

    Zucchini and YV Dairy Persian fetta fritters by Linda Walker. As much as meals can be uplifting experiences, occasionally we stare in horror at our plate. There it is. That vegetable you absolutely loathe. Everyone else at...

    • Posted April 23, 2015
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  • Leaps & Bounds Music Festival 2015 – launch announcement at Gasometer Hotel

    Australia’s most active live music precinct, the City of Yarra, Victoria  held a VIP party Tuesday night at Gasometer Hotel in Collingwood featuring guest performances by Kim Salmon and Stella Angelico to announce the third annual Leaps and Bounds Music Festival...

    • Posted April 23, 2015
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  • Why ‘Married At First Sight’ is a kick in the teeth to the same sex community

    by Maddy Thomas. This afternoon I found myself in an unusual position. Due to an unexpected attack of spiders, wasps and paint fumes, I was booted from my office and sent home early. As I lay flat...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Cliteratti Club double pass giveaway!

    POETIC LICENSE, Wed 22 April, by Outer Urban Projects via Darebin Arts – Young rappers, poets, singers, beatboxers and musicians riff on a classic Greek masterpiece. Email editor@cliteratticlub.com for your chance to win.  Fifth email wins! Poetic License is inspired by Aristophanes’...

    • Posted April 21, 2015
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  • Peking on Duck at Old Kingdom

    Mme Lush – Food & Drink Diary. Tonight we are very happy to be back at the Fitzroy institution Old Kingdom, famous for Peking duck, or to be specific, duck done 3 ways. Sure, there are other...

    • Posted April 21, 2015
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  • The Raw and the Cooked, a recipe series by Linda Walker
    A Feast of Memories

    LUCIENNE’S ROASTED CHICKEN by Linda Walker. Most of my childhood memories involve food. Growing up in the suburbs in the 70s, when we were comatose from boredom, excitement came in the form of celebratory meals. A mix of...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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  • Dear Diary

    By Sherri McIver Dear Diary. I’ve been rereading an old favourite the ‘Journal of Katherine Mansfield’ and it has reminded me of the importance of keeping a diary. I often give it a red hot go but...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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  • Dilemmas!

    Aunty Cowbelle’s Tips for the Clueless. Dear Aunty Cowbelle, I am having a hard time with my flatmate.  We’ve shared this flat for six years.  During this time I was dating a man who I fell really...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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