On Independence and Colonialism

I’m writing this by the ocean, staring at the mountains piercing through the horizon line. I look at all the green – the Palawan local government has made environmental sustainability one of the key areas to work on. It’s not uncommon to see the...

Children

By Manasa Narayanan How far can these tiny feet walk? On the land that spews blood Where do these feet stop? Where is home? Is it the land that betrayed them? Is it the land that did not welcome them? Is it the make-shift tent then? Is that their place? No home for...

Reading Climate Change

By Mina Chan Media is a necessity – that’s been long established. The Fourth Estate, institutions that have the indirect power to influence public affairs, is the primary actor in the modern era of knowledge economies today. It has also long been deemed as...

Why Avocados also Suck

By Bodil S. Lund The truth is that I really, truly, deeply love avocados, and I want to eat guacamole with everything all the time. However, we all know (and this is especially true when you live in Scandinavia) that avocados are an exotic, expensive, pollutive,...