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November 24, 2022

Christmas – The Cosmic Feast

Luminous decorations add to the electric glow that conceals the stars above the city buildings. At the darkest time of year, the blazing streets light the […]
October 29, 2022

All Saints and Sinners: The Fragile Splendour Of Forgotten Feasts

By Massimo Gava All witches and wizards come out to party for Halloween, only to retreat into the darkness of the night and make space for […]
October 26, 2022

Day of the Faithful Departed in Jujuy, Argentina

Mexico, has perhaps the most famous Day of the Dead celebrations. But similar syncretic traditions and remembrances can be found in other countries in Latin America, […]
October 21, 2022

Before Halloween, the Filò

The word Halloween is first attested in the 16th century. It represents a Scottish variant of the fuller All Hallows Even, the night before All Hallows […]
August 15, 2022

On the Slow Train to Somewhere

Celebrating railway journeys Writer Pano Masti recalls more literary journeys. This time, book in hand, around the world by train. “Are those your prison tattoos?” Shaun […]