Not previously being a rugby follower I only discovered this legendary being known as David in February this year...... When I snuck into the back of the auditorium at the National Library in Canberra, seconds after the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance's documentary 'Fair Food' had begun playing, the first thing I noticed was the broad shoulders of a blond headed … Continue reading The Legend that is David (and Goliath) Pocock
In Australia I have found there are mixed thoughts about celebrating Halloween due not only to the encouragement of excessive candy (more commonly called lollies in Australia) consumption but also the uncertain safety of the young kids roaming the streets and knocking on strangers doors, whilst often unsupervised. Halloween can however be an excuse to dress … Continue reading A Healthy Halloween
This faded piece of scrunched up paper has traveled with me for the last few years. Flown across countries, trudged through tough times and waded through hard decisions. I have read it so many times the words have slowly pealed of the paper in an attempt to relocate themselves in the forefront of my mind. My … Continue reading Monday Motivation #1
This is a blog I wrote in 2012 at uni - enjoy x My best friend’s an addict. Her brain has learnt to recognise this substance as a reward when things go right and a comfort when things go wrong. Her anticipation causes a biochemical reaction causing her to feel weak with cravings. Her … Continue reading Candy Coated Killers
Chocolate. It cries I’m sorry. It proclaims I love you. It says get well, shouts congratulations and declares he wasn’t worth it anyway. There are many enticing foods but few match the world-wide devotion to chocolate. This human addiction.....
The YWCA of Canberra have a fantastic facility set up at the Lanyon Mura Youth & Community Centre which provides a large variety of programs for all ages, including the Lanyon Food Hub. The Lanyon Food Hub is an emergency relief program that provides free, nutritious food to young people and their families in need in … Continue reading YWCA Lanyon Food Hub
For those of you that are unaware I was selected as one of the ACT Food Revolution ambassadors for Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution. It was a great experience but there came a time to move on. Here is a bit about why... The "team" behind the ACT Food Revolution website Designing, developing and running the … Continue reading ACT Food Revolution to Nourishing Networks transition