Essays

The Opera Singer
H. A. Sappho, November 15, 2023

That’s why they’re moving. The apartment repairs, or completions—I’m not sure which myself—have continued unabated the entire time I have lived there. But it has never bothered me as much as I know it must bother almost everyone else. The Opera Singer by H.A. Sappho


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Diversity or Disillusionment? India’s tryst with monoculturalism 
Melanie Banerjee, November 9, 2023

Even though India is home to over two thousand ethnic communities, diverse languages and is the land of four major Indian religions, including Hinduism; the country under the rule of the BJP, is displaying a paradox in its prideful diversity.


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Between Mother and Child
Georgia King, November 6, 2023

Exploring the complexities of existence, family, and societal expectations, this poignant narrative questions life’s inherent goodness through anti-natalist perspectives.


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The Raspberry Pip Maker
, November 2, 2023

Embark on a whimsical journey through generations, where tales of raspberry pip makers, sinking towers, and magical doors shape a family’s legacy. The Raspberry Pip Maker by Lottie O’Conor


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The Art of War
Annette Higgs, October 31, 2023

‘I thought that had been lost in the war,’ said one person. ‘When I did art history,’ said another, ‘the textbooks said it had been burnt.’
We gazed.


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TASTE AS A POLITICAL MATTER
, September 23, 2023

1985 was the year I decided that I didn’t want to end up teaching Moby Dick in Kansas and said bye-bye to grad school….


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The Art of Black Humour
Vineetha Mokkil, September 23, 2023

Humour – black or otherwise – is a powerful tool in a writer’s kit. Use it wisely in your fiction and you are guaranteed to get the reader’s undivided attention.


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In Praise of Patience: The Power of Slowing Down in a Fast-Paced World
Eric Akoto, September 22, 2023

Art draws people in, evoking emotions and sparking conversations. It’s more than a mere reflection—it’s a call to action. Great art doesn’t just inspire awe; it galvanizes action.


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Fractured Reality: Travelling Towards the Infinite
Dr Gindi, September 22, 2023

‘Fractured Reality’ is part of an ongoing philosophical, existential, and aesthetic journey—a journey that begins with suffering, fear, and shame but culminates in the discovery of the infinite within and beyond us.


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A Winter in Sicily: Fish, Water, Lemon, Sea
Bianca-Olivia Nita, September 22, 2023

“The world is closed, scared, and suffering these days.” Getting away to Sicily is healing and transformative for writer, Bianca-Olivia Nita.


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A Brief History of My Dancing
Stephanie Harper, September 22, 2023

“She can express what feels like the entire range of human emotion in the elegant lines she creates with an arm or leg.” A brief History of Dancing by Stephanie Harper


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Circles of the Self
Dr Gindi, September 2, 2023

Time and space, like the bodies they contain, emerge from fluctuations of energy to become mediums of the movement that permeates the whole.


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