Author: Merridy Pugh

Merridy Pugh is an editor and writer based in Hobart. She loves books, sun and tropical fish.
1 Comment on The art of earthing
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The art of earthing

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’ve just arrived in Darwin, Australia’s tropical northern capital.

4 Comments on Give me scones
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Give me scones

Reading Time: 3 minutes For almost nine months I’ve been experimenting with a grain-free diet. Grain-free, not gluten-free. Grain-free encompasses gluten-free…

Entropia Book Cover
2 Comments on Entropia: Life Beyond Industrial Civilisation
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Entropia: Life Beyond Industrial Civilisation

Reading Time: 3 minutes   The Simplicity Institute has released a new publication which is engaging and thoughtfully provocative. Written by…

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Hobart’s longest night

Reading Time: 2 minutes Frost, fire. The longest night. And soon, the inching return of the sun. The winter solstice in…

guinea pig armour
1 Comment on Truth is stranger than fiction
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Truth is stranger than fiction

Reading Time: < 1 minute Humanity is madder than you think.

banana pancake
1 Comment on Banana pancakes with no added sugar, for one person
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Banana pancakes with no added sugar, for one person

Reading Time: < 1 minute You can vary the consistency of the mixture to make smaller, thicker pancakes or bigger thinner ones….

3 Comments on The paralysis jumper
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The paralysis jumper

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bluebell, inserted into the tubular jumper, became completely stiff.

1 Comment on The white death?
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The white death?

Reading Time: 3 minutes I recall a fellow student regularly asking us to pass ‘the white death’. He vigorously refused to…