Komorebi: A Sunset Between the Trees

A fallen sun; not merely setting past the horizon, beyond the earth, but into it: the extra-terrestrial made earthly. Design Competition Every year, designers, architects, artists, and landscapers design conceptual gardens and art installations in a competition to be featured in the annual Jardins de Métis International Garden Festival. Held in the Reford Gardens in … Continue reading Komorebi: A Sunset Between the Trees

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The heat here is oppressive. In the middle of the day we close the balcony doors and shut the shutters tight. To me, an English girl who was raised on refrains of ‘what are you doing, wasting this beautiful day inside?’ and conditioned to worship any sliver of watery sunlight that felt like wafting down, … Continue reading De Madrid,.

Mystery Vibe: What Drives Your Sex Drive?

Mystery Vibe x ohne content collaboration Despite what urban legend would have many of us believe, there actually isn’t any scientific proof that hormonal birth control directly causes a drop in the libido of the person taking it. In fact, in 2013, the European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Healthcare published a study which evaluated … Continue reading Mystery Vibe: What Drives Your Sex Drive?

Tell Me Why My Gods Looked Like Mick Jagger: On Falling in Love With Queer Pop Music

It started with Hayley Kiyoko’s Girls Like Girls video. With that echoing, heartbeat-beat and the young girl with the cuts on her face and the way the video felt like warm summer and nostalgia before Kiyoko even began to sing. It started with something like recognition, something like, I see you, I see me.  Continue reading Tell Me Why My Gods Looked Like Mick Jagger: On Falling in Love With Queer Pop Music