Diggings 30 March 2022

Pic: Paul van Reyk A bumper edition starting off with more on Indigenous water sovereignty and the exclusions of Indigenous voices from discussions on climate change amelioration; a delightful article by Jacqui Newling on coming to literal grips with discomforting food; more on the appalling conditions in aged care; perspectives on food scarcity and more. …

Not Meatless Monotony: One hundred years of Lenten Fare in Australia

Every year from 1867 - 1967 in the weeks before and during Lent, ┬áreaders of Australia's press were provided with recipes to help them both abstain from meat and fast. In an age when major Christian denominations no longer place such an emphasis on either during Lent it may not be immediately obvious why this …