Good Eggs

21 March 2013 #428

Cover Story: Good Eggs

From a humble bean in Central America to a worldwide global industry, chocolate’s 3913-year journey has fuelled empires, destroyed landscapes, lured lovers and fattened millions. This Easter, before you bite into ‘just one more egg’, take a trip through the dramatic – and delicious – world of chocolate. One block at a time.

Former Sex Pistol John Lydon talks debt, dairy products and the disenfranchised with Ed Nimmervoll; Tara Judah meets New York feminist filmmaker Julia Loktev; Sophie Quick has her book problems solved by bibliotherapist Estelle Tang; Jody Macgregor reviews the new David Bowie album; and, in ‘Roving Eye’, we present photographs from São Paulo, where the lives of some of the city’s poorest have been enriched by salvaged books.

This edition’s ‘Vendor Profile’ is Janine from Brisbane. And we have ‘Streetsheet’ contributions from Anne-Marie and Marcus in Sydney, Adam in Melbourne and David in Geelong. We also have a great photo of Canberra vendor Deb and Labor MP Peter Garrett from the fifth anniversary of the formal apology to the Stolen Generations last month.

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