Squiz Shortcuts - The backstory to the big news stories

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Friday Lites - Three things we liked this week

A fun new newsletter to follow, a Hugh Laurie-directed thriller, and a decadent osso buco…

It’s osso buco time. We have ours with a Milanese risotto. Decadent – and a reason to be thankful that it’s winter…

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S'Quiz Yourself

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Reckon you know which popular artist rock legend Jimmy Barnes beat for the #1 spot on the ARIA charts this week? Have a crack at the Squiz Quiz.

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Squiz The Day

2 July 2022

World Sports Journalists Day

World UFO Day

Birthdays for actors Larry David (1947), Lindsay Lohan (1986), and Margot Robbie (1990)

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