Modern Farmer: Uber Tubers

Modern Farmer: Uber Tubers

Is it a bird? A plane? No, it's a potato! Or, about a billion of them. Welcome to the International Potato Center.
SBS Comment: A lot of Australians do care about asylum seekers

SBS Comment: A lot of Australians do care about asylum seekers

Many Australians are not "quietly accepting" of terrible asylum seeker events on Manus Island last week
Sprout Magazine: Award-winning raspberries

Sprout Magazine: Award-winning raspberries

My first article for the Sydney-based foodie publication, Sprout Magazine, on yummy fresh raspberries from Cuttaway Creek
SBS Online: Public servants are hard-working, iconic Australians too

SBS Online: Public servants are hard-working, iconic Australians too

Why do Australians care more about a dying car industry than the men and women whose work supports our country?
HerCanberra: 7 reasons to hop off a plane in Bangkok

HerCanberra: 7 reasons to hop off a plane in Bangkok

Bangkok: If you’ve never been or have only passed through the airport on your way to somewhere else, do consider staying a few days. Here are 7 reasons to get bopping through Bangkok...
When is junk food okay for kids?

When is junk food okay for kids?

Children consuming junk food isn't just something reserved for special occasions these days. Sadly, it seems more of an everyday occurrence.
Where's the compassion?

Where’s the compassion?

I was so sad this weekend to read about K Rudd’s PNG policy for asylum seekers. Sad and disappointed. It is audacious, bamboozling, outrageous policy. Enjoyed this post? Share the love
Made in Bangladesh

Made in Bangladesh

I own Big W's long-sleeved 'Emerson' tops in six different colours. I'm wearing one right now. They cost $4 each. Made in Bangladesh.
No place called home

No place called home

I quite like winter. It's lovely to snuggle down under a blanket, or sit in front of the heater, or drink 25 cups of hot tea a day. But it's not very lovely when you don't have any of these things.
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So long and thanks for all the cheese

So long and thanks for all the cheese

It's goodbye to 2014 and freezecheese and hello to my new website
The season of giving

The season of giving

My favourite time of year - to give, to thank and to be very grateful for my happy home.
Essential Kids: Tackling obesity in schools

Essential Kids: Tackling obesity in schools

Active learning for kids in schools - less junk, more jumping around... or something like that. Now go eat a carrot.
Appetite for Excellence: Mt Gnomon Farm

Appetite for Excellence: Mt Gnomon Farm

The admirable antics of free-range pig farming at Mount Gnomon Farm, Tasmania.
Appetite for Excellence: Stoney Rise winery

Appetite for Excellence: Stoney Rise winery

The delectable Pinot Noirs of Stoney Rise winery. And the larger-than-life charms of winemaker, Joe Holyman.
Essential Kids: Helping disabled children in Vietnam

Essential Kids: Helping disabled children in Vietnam

Anyone can make a difference. My story on the wonderful Robyn Morley and her charity in Vietnam.
Appetite for Excellence: Cloudy Bay sheep farm

Appetite for Excellence: Cloudy Bay sheep farm

Visiting the chilled out sheep at Cloudy Bay Homestead's free-range lamb farm in Tasmania. Baaa...
Appetite for Excellence: Cameron's Oysters

Appetite for Excellence: Cameron’s Oysters

Get shucked at one of Australia's best oyster farms, Cameron's of Tasmania.
Canberra restaurant: Pulp Kitchen

Canberra restaurant: Pulp Kitchen

Dining out at a Canberra favourite, Pulp Kitchen in Ainslie.
Appetite for Excellence: Huon Aquaculture

Appetite for Excellence: Huon Aquaculture

Seal and salmon spotting at Huon Aquaculture one cold morning in Tasmania. Afterwards we ate the salmon. But not the seals. Nor did the seals eat the salmon.
Will write for truffles

Will write for truffles

We're going on a truffle hunt. We're going to find them, dig them up and eat them. Sounds good, eh?
Hello Tasmania

Hello Tasmania

I went, I saw, I ate, I wrote. I didn't get a whole lot of sleep. Photo post of my foodie famil to the lovely Tasmania.