The Mind

Everything In Between by Joe Meno

Age of eighteen, my parents split on Christmas Eve. They had been separated for a year, got back together, struggled on. Dad pulled me aside and we sat down on my bed. He put a hand on my shoulder and said I hope you won’t hold it against me. I nodded and then shook...

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Christmas Chickens by Noah Cicero

When the boy awoke, the sun had not yet risen. The boy felt excited. Christmas Morning! He left the bed, he didn’t feel tired, he felt pure enthusiasm. He wanted to know what the presents were, he knew Santa had come. He knew Santa came from very far away to bring him...

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The story of how Rudolph got his red nose

“For heavens sake Klaus, stop coddling the little egg. He needs to learn to look after himself”,  Mama Juovla was chastising her eldest son as he tied his little brothers shoe laces for him for the thousandth time, not even bothering to try explaining the...

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Inside the head of…Anousha Hutton

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Anousha Hutton is a British photographer based in Los Angeles. Her journey with photography began in London, whereupon graduating high school, she was awarded a “Top 5 in the UK” designation from the AQA.  From there, she...

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Inside the head of…Sophie Ioannou

Interview with one of Gut Feelings co-founders. 1. Do you actively do anything to keep your brain healthy, and if so what? Reading, travelling, constantly asking questions, being on my own. 2. What or who mentally stimulates your growth the most? Travelling and...

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Inside the head of….Sarah Crowder

  Interview with a Gut Feelings co-founder.     1. Do you actively do anything to keep your brain healthy, and if so what? Yes. I do a lot of crosswords. I also read and try to hang out with people who are smarter than me and will make my mind stretch...

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Obscure Sorrows: Monachopsis

Monachopsis n. the subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place, as maladapted to your surroundings as a seal on a beach – lumbering, clumsy, easily distracted, huddled in the company of other misfits, unable to recognise the ambient roar of your intended...

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Abeona Diaries: At The Alcove

Tuesday 28th October, on the grass outside the Church of the Recessional, Forest Lawn, Glendale. I just read over the last few pages of my notebook from New York and couldn’t quite remember the person writing it. It feels like yesterday and years ago. After four...

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Inside the head of…..Bart Schaneman

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Bart Schaneman is an author who lives and writes in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. He has published numerous stories, essays and poems and is most recently the author of a collection of essays Someplace Else: On Wanderlust, Expatriate Life,...

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Abeona Diaries: Summer in Oakland

The summer is already in full bloom in Oakland during the first days of June. It’s always a little warmer here than it is in San Francisco and here is where I am spending my last few days in America for a while. So much has happened in the past six weeks. I’ve...

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