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April 10, 2015
Anzac

The ANZAC Biscuit

ANZAC biscuits – unlike the Pavlova, this is one delicious baked good that we and our kiwi cousins don’t need to fight over, because it is equally important to the history of both of our great nations. But what is an ANZAC biscuit, and what is the legend attached to this delightful morsel? The ANZAC biscuit, named after the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps that was formed in the First World War, is an eggless biscuit based on a traditional Scottish recipe. Made with rolled oats, coconut, treacle, sugar, flour and bicarbonate of soda, they range in consistency from […]
March 12, 2015

St Patrick’s Day Celebration

St. Patrick was an all-round good guy. He wasn’t actually Irish, but pay no mind to that, because this Roman man well and truly earned his place as an Irishman. He truly was a revered patron saint of Ireland in his day. He even drove snakes out of Ireland, which wasn’t as dangerous as it sounds as he simply converted pagans to Christians. No deadly snake bites there! St. Patrick’s Day is Ireland’s absolute favourite national holiday and being the spectacular multicultural country that we are, Australian’s readily celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with other Australians and Irishmen alike side by […]
March 1, 2015

International Women’s Day

“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights” Gloria Steinem International Women’s Day is a time to be celebrated by all women from all walks of life, all celebrating the achievements of brave, strong and smart women in both the past, present and for the future. The first Woman’s Day occurred in New York 1909, organised as a day to remember a strike for shorter working hours, better pay and voting rights for women which happened in 1908. Since then, […]
February 1, 2015

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