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The push and pull of an all-consuming life

Do you ever get the sense that we live in a culture of gratification that says we should submit to our every whim, while at the same time demands we disavow our desires? On one hand, Nigella tells us that … Continue reading

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Two hour game of squash, anyone?

When you walk into Hungry Jacks, or McDonalds, or Kentucky Fried Chicken (aka KFC), and order your Whopper Value Meal, Big Mac Value Meal, or Ultimate Burger Meal, what does 1430kj, 2590kj and 3800kj (approx.) mean to you? Probably not … Continue reading

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Why we eat (and throw out) so much at Christmas, and why we never learn; Part One

At the risk of being called a Scrooge (the Dicken’s character, rather than the Disney character who wears no pants), I’m suggesting we buy less food during the Christmas season. In the lead up to Christmas, I find it so … Continue reading

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