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An Unusual Retrofit (Pip Magazine)

You won’t find many homes in the inner city that have intentionally shrunk to make way for a larger garden, but that’s what happened behind a bright red door in Northcote, Melbourne.

Alistair Tuffnell and Christine Baro live with their cat Peppino in a two bedroom workers cottage. When Alistair bought the house twenty years ago, it was rundown, dark, and all he could afford in the area. His partner Christine moved in three years later, and they had big plans for living off the land. “We went to Tassie where we were going to buy a farm, but that didn’t work out,” says Alistair. “So all of the things that we wanted to do down there, we thought, ‘stuff it, let’s do it here instead.”

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Eat Streets: Geelong (Jetstar Magazine)

Whether you’re after international flavours or seeking that perfectly cooked steak, Geelong’s eateries have you covered. Whether in the centre of the city or on the outskirts, you’ll find a vibrant food culture emerging. Geelong’s dining scene is increasingly reflecting the multiculturalism and diversity of Victoria’s second largest city. Haven’t dined in Geelong since Kardinia Park changed names? Check out these new eateries on the scene.
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Skye Kelly’s tiny homes (SPACES)

“If you build it, they will come” – is Field of Dreams your favourite movie?
Skye Kelly:
I have repeated that quote many times since the build, not because I love the film but because the quote resonates with me. I built the cabin without knowing it’s end use, because at the time I was consumed with the idea of just building it.

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The Original Plant Eaters (Daily Care)

The rise of vegetarianism and veganism in recent years has made it easier than ever to follow a plant-based diet. Tofu, tempeh and a whole bunch of milks that didn’t come from a cow are readily available at supermarkets, and even the most far-flung pubs and restaurants usually have at least one non-meat eating option.

With plant eaters being spoilt for choice these days, spare a thought for the original vegetarians, who couldn’t chuck a tub of Tofutti into their shopping basket or fry up a dish of mock meats.

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