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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Heathcote Wine Show

Ah Heathcote!  "Heathy one day, coatey the next," (you can quote me if you like).
Cor blimey, this guy is an unstoppable video blogging machine!  This time he's done a short film about wines of the Heathcote region.  We learn about shiraz, how much one can drink, and the joys of bus travel.
Strap yourself in!  We're in for a bumpy ride!

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Stephanie Alexander at the Festival of Ideas

I was recently invited to the University of Melbourne's 'Festival of Ideas', where I went to see Stephanie Alexander talk with a panel of experts about her Kitchen Gardens program.
'Boring!' I hear you think.
But nothing could be further from the truth!  It attracted all-sorts, and when I say "all sorts" I am not suggesting for a moment that anyone was handing out liquorice.  No.
In fact, you were much more likely to get a silverbeet tart, or possibly some beetroot dip.
Either that or a knuckle sandwich.
But what's this?  Another video blog!  Hooray!  Click on the link below:

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