David Goldblatt’s photographs: documenting the casual horror of apartheid South Africa

Goldblatts photographs capture the understated unease of living an ordinary life in a society that was anything but normal The photograph makes me squirm. Four young women, cling-wrapped in awkward swimsuits and perched on high heels, stand on display. One smirks, the other three look unsure. They clutch their competition…

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Would that all journeys were on foot: writers on the joy of walking

Will Self on London, Fran Lebowitz on New York, Helen Garner on Melbourne and other writers love letters to urban pedestrianism For Walking the City week exploring all aspects of urban walking, good and bad writers tell us where they walk and why. Will Self watches the world go by…

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Australia’s new PM is Scott Morrison as moderate Malcolm Turnbull is forced out

Socially conservative architect of hardline asylum policies takes the helm as fifth prime minister in five years Australia has a new prime minister in Scott Morrison the socially conservative The 2018 leadership spill in numbers video Australia has now had five prime ministers in just over five years. Since 2010,…

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