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What writers and cooks have in common…

January 13th, 2008  |  Published in Uncategorized

“People cook to bring something to the table; people write to
keep something that was said there. I enjoy the company of
cooks, I realised, because I love the occasions they create for conversation.”
-Adam Gopnik, Through The Children’s Gate
(as illustrated by a picture Will took at Pizza E Birra in Surry Hills, where the conversation ran from freaky creationists to the karaoke-suitability of Men At Work songs.)

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Hi, I'm Lee Tran Lam. When not blogging with my mouth full, I'm usually writing, presenting Local Fidelity on FBi radio, making zines, producing podcasts or continually breaking promises about how I really am gonna get through my book pile one day.

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