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April 18, 2021

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Head-on crash car traveling in wrong direction

Police say that two men are in hospital after an accident on the M1 overnight, when emergency services responded to reports of a crash involving two cars near Clothiers Creek

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Five chefs, five courses and a 100-mile radius. That was the recipe for Thursday night’s locavore degustation dinner at Byron Bay’s Kulchajam, celebrating the first anniversary of the group’s food co-op. Sharon Shostak tasted the flavours for us.

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  1. Such an fantastic night and truly inspiring and amazing food. Such simplicity, flavour and artistry. A wonderful evening. Thank you Kulcha Jam and all the chefs, farmers. helpers and organisers and planet.

  2. What’s a mile? Oz hasn’t had miles for half a century! I, being sedulous not indolent like the writer of this article, metricated when the Metric Conversion Act of 1970 was enacted – I was 31. If you wan/t to remain indolent why don’t you use roods, rods, perches, chains, shekels, ponds, shillings & pence etc as well as imperial (no it doesn’t deserve upper case “I”!! Of course you could drag yourself, kicking & screaming no doubt, into the 21st century, become sedulous Like I, and be a Leader instead of a crankyanker culture follower!

    • I think Trevor that the people hosting these events talk in terms of ‘food miles’ and the ‘100 mile table’ because these terms originated in the UK and America. Or perhaps a 100 kilometre table is just too short.


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