The Ladies of the Australian Underworld

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The Forensic Photography Archive is a collection of over 130,000 images taken in the 1910s through to the 1960s in jails and police stations in Sydney, Australia. The images from early in the collection are all scans of wet plate photographs, and the amount of detail and character captured is quite remarkable – arguably better…

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The Must Watch Short Film Of 2018: Stronger

Stronger Film Stories of Bike

Editor: If you only watch one motorcycle film this year, make it this one. Seriously. Stronger is a short film about the recent experiences of Chris Livett, an avid motorcyclist and a survivor of both cancer and depression. Although that may sound somewhat melancholic, it’s not actually a film about cancer or depression, it’s a film…

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Retromotive Magazine

Retromotive Magazine Cover

Written by Nathan Duff of Retromotive Magazine “You’re doing what???…Why??” Is the most common reaction I get when I tell friends and colleagues I have started my own car magazine. People keep on telling me it’s a dying industry, but you know what? I just don’t care. I love cars and car magazines. There were…

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A Brief History of the Land Rover Defender

Land Rover Defender 110

Introduction: The Defender That Wasn’t The development process that would lead to the Land Rover Defender began four years before the new model that would later be named the Defender made its debut. The 1979 forerunner of the Defender was the Series III Land Rover Stage One V8. The Stage One V8 was a Series…

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A Brief History of the Shelby Cobra

Shelby Cobra

Written by Jon Branch Introduction – A Brief History of the Shelby Cobra The motto of the Australian Special Air Service Regiment is “Who Dares Wins”. The story of Carroll Shelby and the Shelby Cobra is a story of a man who dared, and created a car that won the hearts and minds of sports car…

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The Art of Kathrin Longhurst

Art of Kathrin Longhurst

Kathrin Longhurst is an artist born behind the Iron Curtain in East Berlin in 1971, she started art classes at 14, but they were interrupted when she escaped with her family to Sweden at the age of 15. After traveling widely throughout Europe, Asia and America, Kathrin settled in Sydney and pursued her passion for…

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