Heather McCracken

Heather McCracken is a New Zealander and former journalist who lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Food
Dec 18, 2018

The festive joy of making your own fruit mince

Sure, you could buy it in a tub – hell, you could just buy a packet of ready-made pies – but that's not the point. The point is Christmas contentment.

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Politics
Nov 6, 2018

Pride, hope and helpless rage: a Kiwi in Pittsburgh as America votes

If anyone in Pittsburgh lacked motivation to get involved in the midterms, Trump’s ham-fisted response to the synagogue shooting provided it, writes a New Zealander living there.

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