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I’d like to start by reassuring you that this post is actually about enjoying the Festive Season, without it making too much of an impact on your waistline. I’m going to make a few suggestions about how you can eat, drink and be merry whilst keeping weight gain …

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Christmas! When I was a child that word held so much excitement and promise. It was rich with tradition and expectation. It started weeks before the actual day, with the arrival of what seemed to have been hundreds of Christmas cards which were opened, passed around for reading and then …

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Mother was raised on an orchard in the Huon Valley, Tasmania and like many who grew up in the 1930’s depression, she was a determined, single-minded, independent woman who never had a full time job. Her education was limited; not finishing high school. Married just before World War …

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