Category Archives: General ranting

The Perks of Being a Lone Diner

One is the loneliest number, as Three Dog Night once said. When it comes to eating out, far too many people seem to believe them. But I don’t buy that. As someone who dines alone quite regularly, I can tell … Continue reading

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A New Way

Despite the title that echoes the past few months, I promise you, this is not about the election. Instead, it is about my own “New Direction”. You may have noticed that I haven’t posted a lot recently. Part of this … Continue reading

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Remedy

The rasping cough caught at the back of my throat, jolting me awake. My nose dripped on the pillow, my eyes bleary. As I slowly dragged my body to the edge of the bed, it was clear that I wasn’t … Continue reading

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MFWF – Enrique Olvera dinner: Growing up

When I was a child, I liked Mexican food. Or so I thought. Tacos were one of my favourite meals. You got a salty, crunchy shell, then got to build it yourself. Seasoned mince meat, shredded lettuce, diced tomato, the … Continue reading

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MFWF – Langham MasterClasses: Learning

There are many different ways to learn to cook. For many people those first steps to the stoves came at the side of a parent or grandparent, going from licking the bowl to stirring the pot. You learn the family … Continue reading

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A tourist in my own city

The Human Brochure weekend was paid for by Australian Capital Tourism. I have seen the sprawling lights of Manhattan at night from the top of the Empire State Building. I have stared at the organic, winding towers of la Sagrada … Continue reading

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The 2012 Gourmie Awards

This has been an interesting year for my little blog. From the highs of my US travels, through to the lows of the crushing laziness that has resulted in the 2012 wrap-up being published more than a week into 2013, … Continue reading

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