Despite being raised in a family of girls, I now live with my family of boys and so have moved from fashion and frocks to football. We saw Melbourne play off against Geelong at the MCG last Friday night (pictured below) and it was a great atmosphere as much as I had a pretty hoarse throat by the end of the night. We joined over 90,000 people there and there’s just as many going tonight. Football at the G is one of those quintessential Melbourne experiences whether you follow the footy or not and may the best team win this season. There’s also some great street art featuring a couple of the boys currently on display in the city’s laneways.
It’s pretty warm today but I think the weather is going to turn tonight. If Mexican mariachi music is of interest the Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra’s Of light and darkness is on at Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School tomorrow, which isn’t something you hear everyday!
…and indeed it will be. Details for my food lecture – Diet and Identity: the rise of Veganism – are now online if you’re interested in booking a ticket to this event on Wednesday 18 April at the Sofitel. I have a number of friends and family who are vegan, and while I’ve always considered it at the more extreme end of the diet spectrum, as someone who tries to eat more vegetarian food these days, I can definitely understand why people choose vegan for ethical reasons.