Life

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” ― Annie Dillard

The life section covers all aspects of actual living as well as accounts of inspiring stories of perseverance and a look into the workings of our mind and the effect it has on our perspective.

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Creativity Has to Find You Working

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I would consider myself a ‘creative’ person, but then again, wouldn't everyone? We’re all born into this world, with minimal understanding of our limits, using our full heart and being our free and unapologetic selves. It’s only over time we learn that editing out the bad and keeping only ‘good’ things is the acceptable thing to do. What we don’t learn is, w[...]

Transcending Evil

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History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives. -Abba Eban (Israeli diplomat, politician and author) Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilisation, we must make our choice; we can't have both.  -Abraham Flexener (American Educator)  We are divided as a species and yet we hav[...]

Vacation in Rogince

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Rigonce and what I saw there will never, never leave my mind. The smell of burning plastic and my scarf wrapped around my mouth so I don't breathe in the poison they are keeping themselves warm with. Lost dignity of people I saw shitting next to the road in the dark. The dark road from the bridge next to the Croatian side, foggy as if I were entering a horro[...]

Photographer Interview: Tereza Červeňová

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Tereza Červeňová is a Slovakian photographer, based in London. Her intimate photographs focus on the narrative of an image and how the layout of the photograph can help to pull together or invent meanings. What is your working process? During my editing process I work with many images and their layout. I try to see how they work together and how they r[...]

The Invisible Burqa- Modern Women and Old Conflicts

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France ditched the use of the burqa in 2011 in public places; the main argument supporting this proposal was the fact that face-coverings prevent the identification of a person, which is both a security risk as well as an implied limitation within a society which relies on facial recognition and expression for communicating. However, the underlining and fran[...]

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