Australian Left Review


Do you remember the beauty of showbags? You know, those bags full of goodies sold at the Non- Republican Melbourne Show and, I assume, other such festivals around the land. Among the ancient Freddos and the chocolates of a colour never seen elsewhere but in showbags, there would be little plastic items designed to amuse for 20 minutes before they broke; miniature tea sets, magic tricks, frisbee imitations, that sort of thing.



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