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News April 23, 2016
The Gallipoli lie and other tall tales from the front
The version of history presented each Anzac Day holds up those who fought as heroes. As the author ’s family can attest, the reality can be less flattering.
Travel January 23, 2016
The art of Marfa, Texas
The small town of Marfa, Texas, where James Dean starred in Giant, is now an improbable modern art mecca where the desert wears Prada.
News April 02, 2016
Cutting the climbing chains at Uluru
Despite the cutting of safety chains and the ongoing protests of traditional landowners, tourists continue to climb Uluru. Now the call has gone out to Malcolm Turnbull to enforce respect of the rock.
Travel October 03, 2015
Across the Simpson Desert by camel
Steeped in mystery and romanticism, Australia’s deserts unveil their secrets to those patient enough to traverse them on foot.