All tagged cultural

Blood And Water

Declarations such as “shame on them”, “I’d rather my daughter died than bring dishonour to the family”, “she must’ve dabbled in black magic to brainwash that poor boy”, and “I hope they’re found and shamed publicly” were made with great gusto, and to my adolescent brain, conjured up horrific visions which nearly made me throw up my dinner...

Micronesian Chinese Money in Alaska

My family lived abroad. The arts embraced in Micronesia were very different from those in British Hong Kong. There was little chance to delve into interpretive or classical art. When you weren’t taking the aspects you liked, discarding what you didn't and establishing your own local spin on painting, dance and music, you had to go microcosmic...

Our Newest Theme

Welcome to our newest theme!

It's finally here! Christmas! New Year's! Summer! Winter! The end of term, the end of year break, the end of a bat-shit crazy 2016. We have many reasons to celebrate.

This month our writers are having their fun with the theme 'party'. What happens in their cities? Culturally, what can they expect? What do they choose not to celebrate? 

Let your hair down and join us this month.

Enjoy!

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Ava Senaratne
Editor-In-Chief
(From Sri Lanka, Dubai & Australia. Living in Melbourne)