Issue no. 4 

September 2021 - December 2021


1 story every 3 weeks from the end of September until the end of December


 In this issue, we explore the texture of closeness as intimacy is experienced through the longing for proximity. Noha Fikry returns to the human and non-human relationships that create meaning in a Cairo home. Marcello Francioni learns on the job in a Tokyo gay bar. Niharika Pandit narrates moments of solidarity amidst conflict. Adelaide Di Nunzio documents family life during Naples' corona lockdown. Finally, Lee Campbell speaks of the restless search to connect.


Recipes for relating

'The rivulet’s tentacles extended even more with the stories of their cousin Diaa'

Noha Fikry

published on September 29

Words in between

For the rest of the journey, we sit in silence in this transient space of shared intimacy and solidarity.

Niharika Pandit

 to be published on November 10


What took you so long?

'It was about creating moments of happiness. Making someone feel accepted, desired, special'

Marcello Francioni

to be published on October 20

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We were shut inside. And Naples was outside.

Adelaide Di Nunzio

to be published on December 1

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Spinach and Eggs

"Stick your rules and regs, your spinach and eggs"

Lee Campbell

to be published on December 22