RECIPE: Asefeh Zeinalabedini shares with us the warm and delicious memories evoked for her by the special Azeri dish, Qarni Yariq.
POEM: Ella Kurz takes us on a visceral trip, exploring the mind-body experience of learning a new language.
PHOTO REFLECTION: Karen Hua, Anne He, Alice He and Abeir Soukieh bring us a thoughtful collaboration combining photography and fashion.
REFLECTION: Akka Ballenger Constantin explores what “home” means to her, and reminisces about the tastes she carries with her wherever she goes to maintain that sense of home for her always.
REFLECTION: Asha Lambert-Patel recounts an interaction that toes the fine line between cultural appreciation and cultural appropriation.
MEMOIR: Ken Wallace reflects on the time he spent teaching English in Japan after university, including when his mum came to visit him some six months in.
REFLECTION: Vesna Cvjetićanin shares with us a happy interaction experienced during her lunchtime quest for a green banana.
POEM: Oromo poet Saaro Umar brings us a found poem about place, citizenship, body, territory, sameness, difference, the future, the galaxies, and resilience.
SHORT STORY: Firas has just arrived in the country with his mother and father. From getting ready for school to making friends, Jasmine Soukieh brings us a story sketching his first impressions of this new place.
POEM: Anita Patel shares a poem inspired by her friend Asefeh’s journey from Tabriz to Canberra.