No One Told Me

By: Lui Homesickness had always been a foreign concept to me. I lived away from home when I started high school at age 14. When I started going to university at 18, I moved back…

House of Cards

If Frank Underwood's House of Cards exemplifies pure Shakespearean evil, the new café at our La Trobe is a polar opposite. Former students at La Trobe University, Guy, and his business partner Dan have opened…

My Big Fat Multicultural Family

I grew up in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, in a white and blue decorated home with a very classical order. With a lemon tree planted in my front garden, every weekend would consist of…

Make Grilled Cheeses Grate Again

When diving into the world of grilled cheese sandwiches, having a slice of swiss between two buttered pieces of white bread is just never enough. In fact, it’s heresy. There are so many options of…

Out

~ I’m drawn towards rainbows, All those colours; Marching, Marching. What sin have I done? To need to prove, My right to love. Was I wired wrong? Did red go into blue, And blue hang…

Coffee Man

This morning over breakfast, getting coffee from the can, I happened to spill some on the bench, I did spill a little man, ‘Ah! What life? How good it is to live!’ Now what’s your…

Burning: Greenhouse Fires & Embittered Desires

It is always hard to write about foreign films, especially when they are so clearly speaking to issues so prevalent to their contemporary culture. So not being South Korean, I feel somewhat ill-equipped to discuss…

Can eating plants save the world?

As the global population increases and the strain we place on the earth increases with it, global warming and its effects become increasingly harder to ignore. We all are aware of what’s happening - we…

Coming out from one family to another

When it comes to the LGBTQI+ community, coming out stories is rarely a warm and comfortable experience for people. Although my own coming out was not traumatic, there were elements of discomfort and anxiety, particularly…