The Cities

A Narrative Essay By Chariklia Martalas I can hear Johannesburg breathe at night. The hum of the cars travelling in her veins while her heart beats, an exhalation of moving stillness. Lights flickering so we know she is dreaming. What does it mean to find a home in the living breathing entity of a city? What […]

Na Ghar Ka Na Ghat Ka

A Narrative Essay By Shubham Mehta “Where are you from? Your accent, it’s different.” Little did my 14-year-old self-know, when I first agreed to move to South Africa, that this question would plague the rest of his life. Perhaps “plague” is a strong word. Having lived in many places and having a strange accent that people […]