Backchat - 20 September 2006

Tupac Shakur – Runnin’

Magazine deadlines are inevitably a bit stressy. But nothing relaxes the nerves and smoothes the furrowed brow like a good browse through the latest pop music videos on iTunes. It’s always interesting to peruse the ‘Hip Hop & Hot’ section. As you’d expect, the various Dog(g)s were all present: Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, Bow Wow

Global - 5 September 2006

Shed — London

» Shed: There was a time that when dad said he was “popping to the shed” we were talking about a rickety wooden structure down the allotment. The Shed — London’s latest members’ club — could not be further away from this image of yore. The hardworking men and women of London’s ‘Square Mile’

Backchat - 5 September 2006

Minimum Award

I recently found myself loitering in the Main Beach precinct of the Gold Coast. For those unfamiliar, it’s a swanky part of the country. Just to give you an indicator of the type of prosperity we’re talking about, I calculated that the short stretch of road I was in had about $3m worth of parallel-parked