Diggings 28 October 2018

A more than usually depressing Compost edition: hopefully the cartoons will lighten the mood, particularly Golding's riffs on my favourite Aussie icon, the democracy sausage occasioned by the by-election in the seat of Wentworth, New South Wales. The new normal? How climate change is making drought worse ‘For people suffering from lack of income, both …

Diggings 26 August 2018

  World's oldest cheese confirmed in Egyptian tomb — but it may be filled with a deadly disease ‘Aged cheeses might have an appeal, but a 3,200-year-old sample of the popular dairy product found in Egypt may be just a little too old — and diseased — for even the most dedicated cheese connoisseurs.’ Pity …