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

“You’se closed mate?” Reflections of a Non-Essential Essential Hospitality Worker

Words || Navishkar Ram The shutter doors were mostly closed, and the lights were just about to be switched...

Payments Taking Their Toll: A Love Letter to Transurban & Sydney’s...

Words || Navishkar Ram  Our unique complication Western Sydney has been hard-done by. It’s a vast...

Capitalism for Social Good? The Complexities of Entrepreneurship Culture

Words || Shinae Taylor Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have noticed the recent trend celebrating...

Spotlight on Tiny Businesses

Words || Sara Zarriello In our current predicament, we’ve been forced the opportunity (if you will) of getting to...

Why Dick Smith Matters

Words || Joel Karanikas There are many reasons we should be talking about Dick Smith. For any true Australian...