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Tablet interactive: Moore ‘filthy’ about Hadley’s handshake after ‘bully’ claim

Not everyone was feeling the bonhomie that was leaping off the page on Tuesday as The Daily Telegraph’s sport editor at large, Phil “Buzz” Rothfield, offered some florid prose on the first game to be held at Parramatta’s gleaming new $340 million stadium. “As much as Parramatta were dynamite, this …

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Moore ‘filthy’ about Hadley’s handshake after ‘bully’ claim

“Mate, I’m filthy about this,” he told PS, when asked to explain how he came to shake Hadley’s hand. “I was contemplating how to use the coffee machine. I heard ,’hi Andrew’, turned around and was stunned to see him [Hadley] with his hand reaching for mine, so technically I …

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‘How you might visualise healthy foreplay’: Inside the ASMR sensation

In time, that post begot a second post: “WEIRD SENSATION FEELS GOOD – PART 2“. As discourse on the unnamed feeling evolved, users shared accidental triggers found online – a man unlocking a damaged padlock, someone brushing her hair. These videos had a gentleness in common that many of the …

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Everyone has a camera in their pocket, but can they create art?

Josef Volavka snapped his two-year-old son at Austinmer Beach, NSW, giving the image the quirky title, Checking the Horizon. Yeah … All Looking Good.Credit:Courtesy of Head On Photo Festival Wonder Woman by beach-loving Dina Alfasi was taken on the coast of her native Israel. “It’s the people who fascinate me,” …

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Dicey Topics: George Saunders talks death, money and religion

[Laughs] I went into engineering because I was from a working-class part of Chicago. I really was trying to do anything to make a better life for myself, so I majored in geophysics – which meant oil exploration – and ended up working in Indonesia. I had writing in the …

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The memoir Imperfect explores how appearances matter, despite what we say

​Kofman criticises herself for caring about how she looks, acknowledging this is contrary to her feminist principles. Yet when (physically perfect) people urge her to accept herself, she responds that, “the view of self-acceptance as yet another duty we must perform hurts me”. Loading The author does not speak only …

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Australia’s last bushrangers were twins

Dad set the boys on the road to crime when they were still in primary school – they were only 10 when they acted as lookouts while he committed burglaries. As young adults they started on the straight path as moderately successful building contractors but when the industry suffered a …

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Plants are dying, businesses are hurting, but Barnaby Joyce still the favourite in New England

Nationals MP Barnaby Joyce – the former deputy prime minister seeking reelection for the seat of New England – is caught up in yet another scandal that has nothing to do with them. Two years ago, amid talk of his marriage breakdown and an affair with his staffer, and following …

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