Number 27 | Things Simmering

Things Simmering

Words to live by. Everything is completely ok. It's under control. There is really no need to panic. It's all absolutely fine. A series by Thomas Smith.

Variations on Anne

If the poem is an enigma. If the poem does not offer a solution. If the solution does exist and someone calls out that you must find it. If that someone is y... Read more

Greece: An Octagonal Tour

'In post-classical Greek the word for ‘beauty’ originally meant ‘timely’. The prevailing aesthetic was that appearance should match one’s age. Thus both a young girl and a dignified matron could qualify as having horaios, but never an older woman trying to recapture her youth.'

Practically Unwatchable

'Without passports or any kind of identification documents, they were effectively stateless, and since they could not be repatriated, they were herded into open-air camps, given a little food and water and then abandoned.'

Number 27

In Greece. Poetry from Yiannis Doukas, Eftychia Panayiotou and Sam Riviere. New fiction from Christos Ikonomou and Panos Karnezis. Plus Laurence Howarth and Laura Gottesdiener on the cuisine of Occupy.