When the pandemic fog lifts, will South Australians be prepared for an honest appraisement of our own realities? The tale of a $125 tomato has led Stephen Orr to ask some uncomfortable questions.
Adelaide writer Stephen Orr channels his inner Year 9 in this back-to-school report on his European summer holiday.
Does the Adelaide Festival do enough for local artists and companies? What does it mean to people on the outskirts of corporate SA? Who does it benefit, really? Stephen Orr asks some troublesome questions.
English is a mongrel language but without the stories that can be woven from it, how do we know how to live?
A good rant is the last bastion of free speech, but there are certain rules to be observed, writes Stephen Orr.
From Facebook on our phones to CCTV in our public places, a booming culture of constant surveillance is threatening our freedom, argues Adelaide writer Stephen Orr. Why, then, do so few of us care?