Diggings 28 jan 2019

Couscous stuffed pumpking and endive Food for thought In New Scientist No 3211,5 January, 2019, are printed some responses sent in to this question from a reader: ‘Ignoring the idiom that variety is the spice of life, what single dish could I make that would provide all my nutritional needs forever more? A vegetarian option …

Diggings January 9 2019

Welcome all to the first Diggings for 2019. Sorry about the hiatus but Xmas and NY you know...still plenty of turnover in this ed.I think Golding is one of the cleverest food deploying cartoonists in Oz Here’s the seafood Australians eat (and what we should be eating) Crustaceans and low-omega 3 fish, such as basa and …

The Death of the Democracy Sausage? In November 2018, Bunnings, the Australian hardware retailer issued new guidelines for charities who raise funds from sausage sizzles outside Bunnings’ stores. A sausage sizzle at its simplest is the act of cooking thin beef mince sausages on a barbecue hot plate (never the grill section) and serving it …

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 …