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Love Island: A Very Panamanian Affair
Central America / Creative Writing

Love Island: A Very Panamanian Affair

You produced gifts, all the more romantic for their simplicity. A fiery sunset, a conch shell, almost intact. A fresh coconut, a mango and a bitter green lemon. I devoured the fruits, an internal embrace, you infused me inside and out. In some ways you were very traditional in your tastes. You offered up flowers: ginger, hibiscus, in all the colours of your Caribbean sunset. Continue reading

Why we march: Confessions of a feminist who thought she’d never experienced sexism
Being the Change

Why we march: Confessions of a feminist who thought she’d never experienced sexism

This is why the Women’s March is so important. As I’ve now realised, even confident, empowered women can normalise the misogyny, disrespect, assault, and frankly disgusting behaviour that is towards us – and it seems that we may be moving backwards not forwards in that respect. Continue reading