POEM: Agnieszka Berger ponders the transience of life’s interactions and the potency of recollecting them.
REFLECTION: Dunja Cvjetićanin farewells her beloved surname, on the eve of welcoming another.
CROSS-CULTURAL HEALTH: Win Yee Tan discusses the delivery of
cross-cultural community health programs in NSW, Australia.
REFLECTION AND POEM: Abeir Soukieh reflects on names, and on how much it can mean when people make an effort to pronounce them correctly.
POEM: Jolly Bhattacharjee shares a poem that explores the changing roles in the parent-child relationship in places ‘in-between’.
POEM: Akka Ballenger Constantin brings us an English-Romanian poem in which she describes to her daughter the things she has never told her.
CROSS-CULTURAL HEALTH: Jasmine Soukieh discusses some of her experiences of conducting health research in a cross-cultural setting.
VIDEO: Ezara Ortiz shares her short artistic documentary film about her Filipino/Australian family’s experiences of speaking and learning multiple languages
REFLECTION: Scheherazade describes the profound harm that internalised inferiority can do to non-white women living in white-majority societies.
REFLECTION: Sanjaya Fernando describes the disconnect he feels celebrating New Year away from the natural signs that used to mark it for him.