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    I'm sure I read somewhere that Peter Brock is a...

    I'm sure I read somewhere that Peter Brock is a vegan, too. What red-blooded Aussie male would dare accuse Brockie of not being Australian? :)
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    I got really upset when I saw that ad, not just...

    I got really upset when I saw that ad, not just at the dig at vegetarians (hell, that guy can call me the bride of lucifer and the scourge of modern society for all I care - if I had my way he and...
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    Thanks for those articles - I found the one about...

    Thanks for those articles - I found the one about ethanol quite interesting. It is fascinating to look at potential alternative sources of fuel. I don't think we will live in a post-apocalyptic world...
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    Thanks, eve! Just letting you know the links are...

    Thanks, eve! Just letting you know the links are appreciated! :)
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    There is so much garbage out there on omni diets,...

    There is so much garbage out there on omni diets, that it is not at all surprising that there is ill-informed info on vegan diets.
    I saw one site today that had a column by a doctor who was very...
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    I'm jealous - VVSQ puts on some good events here,...

    I'm jealous - VVSQ puts on some good events here, but I would really love to be part of the vegan scene in Melbourne! So many restaurants, so few nights of the week . . . :D
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    Suicide? Sad, but you can't help it. :o

    Suicide? Sad, but you can't help it. :o
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    I agree with "your" opinion :D - and with the...

    I agree with "your" opinion :D - and with the amount of well-documented, official information out there that says that a well-balanced vegan diet can be healthy, the site seems a little suss.
    I am...
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    The Hallelujah Diet - What do you guys think?

    It is a fellow who claims to have been vegan, and it criticising the diet, but the main diet he appears to be attacking is some odd-sounding biblical-based Hallelujah diet, although he attacks vegan...
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    If you want . . .

    up-to-date Brisbane (and Australia) weather, here is the official website, with a link to the last 72 hours in Qld.

    http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDQ65119/IDQ65119.94576.shtml

    Today it got up...
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    There are hiking trails of all different lengths,...

    There are hiking trails of all different lengths, and most are very accessible. Check with a ranger or someone a bit more local to find out which ones are the best.
    We did some longer ones (we had...
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    Watch the dingoes. Last time I went there (a...

    Watch the dingoes. Last time I went there (a couple of years ago, now) they were even stealing peoples shoes on the beach. They've also been caught straying into peoples hotel rooms when the doors...
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    It's not fair - I was at work during the week (in...

    It's not fair - I was at work during the week (in the air conditioning!!!) thinking how lovely it would be to be at home in bed with a good book because it was raining and cold, and now the weekend...
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    Thanks, Eve! I will check it out. Roxy, do...

    Thanks, Eve! I will check it out.

    Roxy, do your parents have airconditioning? (Most people in Brisbane do by now, but our house has good ventilation so we are trying to resist and save a little...
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    Melting in Brisvegas . . .

    Hi guys! I'm meeeeelting! It is only in the mid-thirties, but the humidity must be through the roof! :(

    BTW, does anyone know of a brand of vegan multivitamin available in Brisbane? I am having...
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    What's everyone making for Christmas?

    For Christmas Eve dinner, I am contributing:
    Macadamia Nut Roast with vegan gravy
    Spicy Mixed Daal with brown rice
    Rich Fruit Cake (as a Christmas cake)

    For Christmas day I am whipping up:...
  17. You'll wish your parents had raised you vegan . . .

    Was looking into CJD today, and found a website that will make you wish you had been vege your whole life!
    It is a support site for families of varient CJD (mad cow disease victims).
    www.hbsef.org ...
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    I have been vegetarian for about five years, with...

    I have been vegetarian for about five years, with a couple of lapses in tough times, and am now happily vegan.
    I have always loved animals, and grew up around chickens. One day when I was six, my...
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    Poll: Wow, I didn't know they had qualified...

    Wow, I didn't know they had qualified nutritionists taking blood these days! :p

    People heads are so screwed up these days by generations of advertising that has been promoted as "education". We...
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    Poll: I began to donate blood (we do it for free here...

    I began to donate blood (we do it for free here in Australia) just to find out what blood type I had - I mentioned that I was curious to find out my iron levels as I am a strict vegetarian (the word...
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    Sticky: There is a poster up at the food court at the...

    There is a poster up at the food court at the hospital I work at - it is on a board that is supposed to provide nutritional information. It says "Women need three serves of dairy a day" or something...
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    I was at the health food store and saw dried mung...

    I was at the health food store and saw dried mung beans in the bulk section and thought "gee, I read a yummy-sounding dahl recipe with those in it" and so I bought a cup or so and will be making it...
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    Wasn't Andrew G the Cleo Bachelor of the Year?...

    Wasn't Andrew G the Cleo Bachelor of the Year? Yay!

    On another note, did anyone notice Sammy Lukis in the fish markets promoting them for the Today Show this morning??? I thought she was...
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    Mum is a preschool teacher, and when asking her...

    Mum is a preschool teacher, and when asking her students what a scientist was, the best reply she got was:

    "A scientist is someone who writes signs!"

    The kid is either extremely profound or...
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