Thursday, 27 August 2015

Sacrifice and Strength: The Salt of the Earth

By Ellen Singleton

The images of world-renowned photographer SebastiĆ£o Salgado are showcased in this compelling documentary film, The Salt of the Earth, from directors Wim Wenders and SebastiĆ£o’s son Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Women, wives and their lives

By Caroline Yun Tung

What did 1900’s contraception look like? According to distinguished author Kate Grenville: ‘After the act, run around the room three times, jump and cough vigorously’.

A Fabulous Spiral of Illustrated Chaos

By Nadine Cranenburgh

The latest volume in the insanely popular children’s Treehouse series by dynamic duo Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton, The 65-Storey Treehouse, features a wheelie bin time machine, which isn’t that much bigger on the inside than the outside. Regardless of cramping issues, I would have loved to have one of those handy as my son and I watched our train to their session pull out of Ballarat station without us.