Tag: Far Pavilions

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Unmasked

Masks can disguise and deceive, charm and captivate, entertain and entice. What makes masks so enigmatic? Is it the element of disguise and intrigue, or a connotation of other-worldliness?…

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The Greatest Show 

It was his impressive skills on horseback that inspired Englishman Philip Astley to forge a career as a showman. Astley was so talented on horseback and at wielding a sword, that after being…

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An Inconvenient Bach

‘Bach’ culture in New Zealand represents a pared-back lifestyle where the scenery, tides, and changing weather take centre stage. However, the bach and the lifestyle that comes with it…

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Walking the Walk: Tango in the Barrios of Buenos Aires

No matter which country or culture we visit, everyone shares a bodily structure that makes us fundamentally human. From the moment we are born, we instinctively reach out into the world and…

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Home Is Where the Heart Is

‘Home sweet home’. Once a simple adage that has adorned embroidered cushions, door mats and other domestic decorations for years, it no longer seems like such a straightforward…

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New York

A friend once told me that every time he flew over New York City, his heart dropped. When my turn came, I was waiting for mine to do the same — and boy, did it. Peering through the…

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Stepping on Stereotypes

Coachella, Burning Man, Glastonbury and Latitude – to name a few, are a hotbed of great music, chill vibes, and good times. The festivals have a reputation as not only being one of the…

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Tokyo

It’s 10.30pm on a Friday night, and somewhere on the 28th floor of a skyscraper in Roppongi, my work phone is ringing.

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Colombia: Road Tripping From One Extreme to Another

In between near-death experiences I am dimly aware that the radio is playing Western music. While I mentally compose my last will and testament, Elton John sings about the circle of life.…

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Nature’s Orchestra Plays on for Cyclone-Shocked Vanuatu

While Cyclone Pam may have sucked the lifeblood from the archipelago of Vanuatu, the sounds of the sea and land play a reassuring and healing symphony for islanders having to literally…

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