STORIES

"IF EVERYTHING AROUND YOU SEEMS DARK,
LOOK AGAIN,
YOU MAY BE THE LIGHT."

- Rumi

2 MIN READ

In a remote area of the mighty Indian Ocean, lived a farmer and his troupe. From atop the only hill of their island home, theirs was an idyllic existence. They loved their close-knit community, consisting of just 36 other families. Each living in harmony with the other.

It was their paradise. And every full moon night, the whole village would gather to celebrate this slice of heaven...

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"HER SOUL WAS TOO DEEP TO EXPLORE BY THOSE WHO ALWAYS SWAM IN THE SHALLOW END."

- A.J Lawless

1 MIN READ

What seemed like a million lights flashed non-stop, as Cathy left the headquarters of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation. Journalists were hailing her name, desperate to meet the scientist who had discovered the new super grain that was expected to wipe out world hunger.

Cathy kept her head down and made her way through the myriad. She had never been one for the spotlight and most certainly not one for crowds. Even as a child, she preferred the quiet solace of the wilderness, the rich ecosystem of the forgotten lake behind her school...

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"AS THE HEART IS,… SO IS THE HOUSE."

- Meher Baba

2 MIN READ

It was 1925, and single mother Caterina was moving with her two children to Rome, from her impoverished hamlet in the countryside. Having lost her husband during the Great War, she was well aware of life’s brutality. But she was determined to make a living, to provide a good home for her younglings.

It was time for a fresh start...

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"SHE ALWAYS HAD THAT ABOUT HER, THAT LOOK OF OTHERNESS, OF EYES THAT SEE THINGS MUCH TOO FAR, AND OF THOUGHTS THAT WANDER OFF THE EDGE OF THE WORLD."

- Joanne Harris

2 MIN READ

World-renowned explorer, Mark Rimor was leading an expedition into the Amazon. Tasked with capturing new footage for a documentary on remote tribes, he and his film crew had teamed up with a local guide at the Port of Manaus.

After many days of travel, they were deep in the formidable rainforest, when their guide, Ayuro, came to an abrupt stop....

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"EMBRACE THE GLORIOUS MESS THAT YOU ARE."

- Elizabeth Gilbert

2 MIN READ

It was August 1969, when Patricia first walked into the Gibson residence in New York. Fleeing the Mexican cartels, this was her chance to start afresh.   

She had been hired as a maid and carer for the renowned artist Charles Gibson.  

“He’s going blind,” Gibson’s agent, Mr. Parkes, informed her, “He was never the easiest man to deal with...”

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