REFLECTION: Marwa Rida remembers all her grandma embodied while Marwa was growing up in Egypt and how much of it she’s carried with her to Australia.
THOUGHT PIECE: Abeir Soukieh discusses the hypocrisies and double-standards encountered by minorities living across cultures.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Editors-in-Chief of be:longing, Dunja and Jasmine, reflect on the publication’s second year.
THOUGHT PIECE: Harry Saddler considers the interconnectedness of our world through a discussion of the eastern curlew’s migration.
REFLECTION: Marwa Rida brings us an extract from her gratitude journal, which was inspired by a recent, deeply honest conversation.
INTERVIEW: Dunja Cvjetićanin chats with Bridget Balodis, director of “Jurassica”, a multilingual play exploring migration, family and cross-cultural interactions.
MEMOIR: Dunja Cvjetićanin takes us on a journey between home and work, in Belgrade and Canberra.
REFLECTION: Barbara Amalberti reflects on a summer spent in her hometown of Vallecrosia, Italy and what she saw there.
REFLECTION / POEM: Abeir Soukieh describes the way a set of postcards from Lebanon helped her to piece together some elements of her identity.
MEMOIR: Boripat Lebel remembers the nature reserve he and his family used to explore in the hinterland of Perth, Australia.