Dining Out in a Time of COVID-19

The Two Girls want to send all our love and support to Tasmanian food producers, restaurants, bars and cafes. People and places we admire...

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Guilt-free with plastic-free takeaway

Do you get the guilts from plastic lunch-on-the-go containers? Does plastic packaging turn you off takeaways altogether? Maybe you don’t think about it. I...

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On Asian food and stereotypes

Ground floor in the lift of my fancy Mekong Delta hotel in Vietnam is level 1. I comment to the guy standing next to...

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And an easier holiday season to all

Christmas love it or hate it, it’s hard to avoid. The Lovely Deputy’s advice last year is still seared on my brain: If you...

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Breaking the Drought – Reflecting on Dry July

A guest blog by Gate-Crasher After too many hangovers and headaches, I decided that Dry July would be a good idea. I didn’t sign...

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Hello Alcohol, My Old Friend

By guest blogger, John Stephenson On 1 December 2017 I gave up booze for a month. I really enjoy a scotch with Santa and...

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When You’ve Got Something To Prove But You Don’t Know What It Is

I told a work colleague I was doing dry July – except it’s dry Jugust because I started late – and I was in...

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Growing Vegetables, Growing Hope

What is it to know your life’s purpose is to build hope within a community? Transforming communities where young people thrive is the work...

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28 Days

Goddamn, I’m looking forward to a big old drink, but I’m going to wait. I still have a few days to go. A week...

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On why I won’t cut and paste a post

Chain letters and secret societies where the subjects of just two of the many strong opinions held by my devout Christian mother. I still...

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