Simple Pleasures

It’s easy to get caught up in the frustrating minutiae of everyday life, so much so that we forget to value the little things....

Paradise Found… And Exploited

WORDS Regina Featherstone We weren’t even a hundred metres away from our resort before we started to see some multi-coloured tin sheds with people sitting...

Guilt-Free Lust and Ethical Porn

We’ve all learnt to boycott the baristas that don’t pass us our double soy latte with that extra dose of altruism, but are our...

Chocolate Obsession

WORDS Brendon D'Souza (a.k.a. The Smiling Chef) Gluttony. Stuffing your face. Pigging-out. Complete indulgence in your favourite food. I must confess I am definitely a glutton...

Welcome to Issue 4 ‘Indulgence’ – Grapeshot’s Seven Deadly Sins

By Nathan Li Semester 1 is coming to a close, bringing back that familiar disorientation that accompanies the dread of deadlines and exams with the...

Features

Diving off the Fertility Cliff

Words || Eleanor Taylor What is common knowledge about fertility now? If you have a uterus,...

Perfect, Pretty and Poised: The Hidden yet Visible World of the...

Words || Aylish Dowsett Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, or so the saying goes. Attractiveness is...

Preach Nasty

Words || Anonymous Let me chronicle my experience as a woman for you. I grew up...

Exploring the Artifice of Influencers

Words || Shinae Taylor “Is this caption okay?” It’s the summer of 2017 and I’m sitting...

The Balancing Act of a Brown Feminist

Words ||Sara Choudhry Almost anyone who calls themselves a feminist in the year of Miss Rona 2020 is familiar...