Monthly Archives: January 2013

IN A LAND WITHOUT CAFES

The Aborigines have lived in Australia for approximately 40,000 to 60,000 years.  Traditionally,  hunters and gatherers, a small percentage were still living this traditional lifestyle as recently as the 1970s. During the late 1970s and early 1980s I lived and … Continue reading

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BEST ‘BLOODY’ SCONES THIS SIDE OF THE BLACK STUMP

My great, great grandmother was Scottish – the sort of pioneer woman of which legends are made. Family histories tell of her exploits, saving children from burning houses, healing the sick, and leading an early suffragette movement that nearly landed … Continue reading

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HAUNTED EATERIES OF LONG ISLAND

Weirdly enough, Long Island’s best-kept secret is its inordinate number of haunted eating establishments. For the inveterate traveler looking for something different – if not terrifying – and is in the mood of combining such an experience with some good … Continue reading

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