Saffron Howden

Saffron Howden

Saffron Howden is a reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes pulled from Aldi shelves over use of word 'slut'

Dahl Revolting Rhymes

Saffron Howden The Aldi supermarket chain has removed iconic Roald Dahl children's book Revolting Rhymes from its shelves after complaints from customers about the use of the word "slut".

Sunday Night

Schapelle Corby: Convicted drug smuggler's first words revealed


Saffron Howden After weeks of speculation and a national furore over a possible television interview, Schapelle Corby’s first words to Australia since her release from prison are revealed.

Race row

Sapphires protest 'racist' cover

The Sapphires

Saffron Howden The original Sapphires have reached across the globe to call on race rights advocates to boycott the US DVD version of the movie made about their lives.

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Volunteers thin on the land

Three generations of farmers, Ray 'Joe' Reid, 88,Graeme Reid, 62, and Cameron Reid, 25.

Saffron Howden Nearly two centuries on from the first Sydney Royal Easter Show, the mainstay of the city events calendar is in danger of losing its raison d'etre: showcasing agriculture.

Inaugural arts prize winner is living her dream

Playwright Nakkiah Lui, winner of of National Indigenous Arts Awards inaugural Dreaming Award.

Saffron Howden STEREOTYPES do not apply in Nakkiah Lui's family.

Drawing fire

Bolt link to racist reviews of book

Andrew Bolt outside court.

Saffron Howden Racist comments published on US book retailer website Amazon about an Aboriginal author reignite debate surrounding News Ltd columnist Andrew Bolt's writings on indigenous people and draw fire from...

Creatures of pleasure in innovation Sydney

mirjana rudic samples the diamond python

Saffron Howden and Kelsey Munro UNDER the empty gaze of dinosaur skeletons, young Sydney-siders have found an unlikely space to share a civilised drink - and perhaps drape themselves in a giant diamond python or watch a...

Here's a turn-up ... Sydney needs more people for organics to thrive


Saffron Howden Lismore has one, Brisbane too. But Australia's largest city struggles to find a place for a major, exclusively organic market. Some believe it always will.

Brewarrina without Cafe De Luxe would be a Greek tragedy

Saffron Howden BEYOND the undulating linoleum floor is a wooden sign showing all its nine decades: ''Our Motto: Cleanliness & Civility.''