Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Morris Odell

  • Further observations on the centenary of Vegemite

    Morris Odell Melbourne, Australia   “Vegemite Breakfast.” Photo by Janeen on Flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. The articles by doctors James Franklin and George Dunea on Vegemite and Marmite1,2 certainly struck a chord with me. Their observation that Vegemite is a symbol of Australia’s national identity barely does justice to its place in Australian culture and…