Martin McKenzie-Murray is the author of The Speechwriter and A Murder Without Motive: The Killing of Rebecca Ryle.
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There is a light
Andrew O’Hagan’s ‘Mayflies’ and what might endure from our irresponsible but spirited youth
The expedition journals of David Gonski
One man’s journey inside his own puzzlingly large house
Why do we object more to mandated vaccination than mandated lockdowns?
The great deceiver
The prime minister preaches faith but lies, deflects, dissembles and seeks to detach us from reality
A rallying crime
For a country that loves invoking the virtues of wartime sacrifice, why have our leaders failed to appeal to the greater good during the pandemic?
Football’s coming home
Home truths from the Euro 2020 tournament
An open letter to Jon Faine: esteemed commentator, vintage car lover and schadenfreude enthusiast
A revived interest in alien visitation only underscores how little we know about the universe
She’ll be right, mate
On Scott Morrison’s complacency
The permanent damage of temporary protection
Matters of opinion
What is the cost of persistently reporting one’s observations?
Vice grip: ‘The Virtues’
Shane Meadows’ astonishing series stems from a late reckoning with his own childhood abuse
One for the fans
After an extraordinary week in football, fans of all stripes have something to celebrate
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