In university, my friend Ashley was the envy of us all when she left for Canberra to study at Australian National University for a term. We were freezing to death in Kingston, Ontario, while she was sending us pictures of the surf and kangaroos.
The year she returned, Ashley and I shared an apartment and she tried her hardest to convince me that Vegemite was not only an acceptable food substance but also that it was tasty. “You’ll like it!” she claimed.
I never did open the package of Vegemite she’d brought home with her just for me and I’ve yet to be offered any Vegemite here but I suppose when I do I’ll give it a go. Afterall, when in Rome! And hey, if it’s good enough for infants: