Faces of Japan

A Photo Series By Ilan parienté There are many ways of travelling a country. Either through sightseeing, enjoying a taste of the local food and alcohol down to the bustling streets, unique architecture or simply relaxing in nature. You have the choice to either bring along a loved one or friends or solely enjoy the mesmerising […]

Traveling with Art

A Travelogue By Sarah Leck NAOSHIMA Naoshima is a remote island in the Japan Seto Inland Sea, accessible only by ferry from Uno Port in Okayama or Takamatsu Port in Kagawa. It is one of the islands part of the Setouchi Triennale International Art Festival, a contemporary art festival next taking place in 2019. Tadao […]

neruda knows

A Poem By Juwayriya Bemath “…what spring does to the cherry blossoms…” **************  you picked at my thorns and resentment picked at me when you tried to force me to leave this darkened cavern of knuckles i call home. your vines grew into the spaces i found bare and deserted till you reached for my […]


A Poem By Nkwana Joshua this is how I welcome you – with flowers brooding in the yards, sun pulsating in wonder whispering and humming through our ears, we saw you moving our hearts to the hills we saw you chanting our names in laughter, we knew we have you when we saw you we […]


A Short Story By jec. young I arrived in the bleak midwinter of a country without sunlight. The orange street lamps seemed as though they never turned off. I didn’t understand how to cope with the cold, so I sat with my back against the radiator constantly, and I slept in everything I owned. I walked […]


A Poem By Tijana Šarac That it had been the end Never occurred to me For it was being buried And set free at once From every expectation Held against life None could rescue But neither imprison Me. What would become Of me If I were to let go Of it false hope, fair illusion […]