Back to School - The Eternal Classroom
September—a cusp of Autumn that echoes endings and new beginnings, sharpened pencils and untouched notebooks, waiting to be filled with dreams and knowledge and lessons. As children reconnect with familiar faces, we too can make our way back to the grand classroom that is life.
Practicing Play - An Ode to Playfulness
Play emanated so naturally from our evolving, childish minds, engaging in activities with an innate sense of curiosity and adventure. As a child, our un-touched psyches observed and engaged with the world with a beginner’s mindset, seeing everything as an opportunity for exploration and Play. Organically, we’re called to look, touch, taste, smell...
Tribute to Wonder
We close our eyes and think back to those times when nature’s simplistic beauty was enough to amaze us. A flower, a stone, water in a puddle. Everything was an invitation to discovery, igniting our curiosity and captivating us with a sense of wonder. We’re taken aback by the raw magic unfolding in front of us, in complete...
Sonic Stirrings -
From the whir of a vacuum to the roar of a motor, sound is omnipresent and in continuous dialogue with us, providing valuable information about the world around us. From footsteps at night to a far-away scream, sound has co-existed by our side from the start of humanity, supporting and guiding us in our survival and development as a...
Transcend - A Poem by Vinay Chaudhry
Vinay Chaudhri, storyteller and experience designer, guided us into the night with a poem written specifically for the occasion. The piece was about surrendering and transformation.
The Pursuit Of Happiness
Happiness is a universal concept that humans have sought since the dawn of civilisation. It refers to a sense of well-being, contentment, joy, or satisfaction derived from living life with purpose and meaning. However, happiness is a subjective emotion that means different things..
Iemanjà, Mother of those who are Fish
A warm, exotic and enticing floral scent trickles down the streets of Salvador as innumerable flowers drift from the shores of the Rio Vermelho bairro in Bahia. Every February countless believers make their way to the beach, throwing coins in the warm waters of the Brazilian...
February witnesses the union of thousands of people across the world coming alive to the sounds of Carnaval, a global celebration known for its indulgence in excess and pleasure. Taking place prior to the Christian season of Lent, this gathering serves as a last opportunity...
In Search of Magic
It’s that time of the year again. The wilted flowers ready themselves for their annual ritual of decay, dissipated, becoming one again with the soil beneath them until Spring calls for their return. The excitement from candy-filled nights makes room for childlike wonder...
In Praise of Shadows
The trees begin to undress. The days shorten. As we rise and set in darkness, a distant yet familiar impulse echoes at the back of our mind, calling us to prepare for hibernation. Last month’s Fall Equinox brought balance between day and night, bridging the hours...
As we approach the end of summer, friends and family return home from their travels with new lessons and intriguing stories of their adventures in their pockets. For some, coming home is returning to a physical space imbued in safety and comfort, a place they have always known...
A tribute to oysters
Oysters have been present in our history for thousands of years - they were essential to the primitive humans as a food source. Early historical evidence shows that oysters were cooked and their shells were used as knives or spoons.