In a Hundred Days Between Sky and Sea, Amyr Kink narrates his grand voyage across the South Atlantic. He rowed from Africa to the Brazilian coast on a small boat, without […]
Over the last decade or so, the conversation about God and religion in the public square has been dominated by the extremes. Whether angry atheists convinced that religion “poisons everything” […]
To climb, or not to climb: that is the question. At least that’s the question my tour group recently faced while standing before this giant red rock at the centre of my country: Uluru. We were in a bind. It was a showdown between the interconnected spirituality of Tjukurpa, and the ascendent secularity of Tourists. But had we missed something in the race to the top?
It was the intervention of Caesar Augustus which, one day long ago, saved one of the most celebrated narratives of ancient history. Virgil’s last wish was to burn his epic […]
I grew up in the land of the shadows, Where nobody ever saw light In the fields or the glades or the meadows, Nor on the highest height But there […]