Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

Mao’s music

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Smog is making me cough and I feel my eyelids smart and redden. High-rises are swaddled in a soupy haze…

Revealing nudes

21 January 2017 9:00 am

Nude begins with that most perfect of bodies: champion archer Teucer drawing his bow, his youthful face absorbed in concentration,…

Revealing nudes

19 January 2017 3:00 pm

Nude begins with that most perfect of bodies: champion archer Teucer drawing his bow, his youthful face absorbed in concentration,…

Laughing at the devil

29 December 2016 3:00 pm

‘Prison did not touch me,’ declares Pussy Riot’s Maria ‘Masha’ Alyokhina, raising her eyebrows with a sardonic smirk. I am…

Laughing at the devil

29 December 2016 3:00 pm

‘Prison did not touch me,’ declares Pussy Riot’s Maria ‘Masha’ Alyokhina, raising her eyebrows with a sardonic smirk. I am…

European diary

3 December 2016 9:00 am

In the pretty medieval city of Wroclaw one highlight is the pierogis – the fat, soggy dumplings Poland is famous…

Australian diary

1 December 2016 3:00 pm

In the pretty medieval city of Wroclaw one highlight is the pierogis – the fat, soggy dumplings Poland is famous…

Hong Kong diary

23 April 2015 9:30 am

After a year of living in Sydney, the smog in Hong Kong is a shock. I do not see even…