In these stories a lifetime of irreplicable experiences and conserved knowledge of generations with a unique cultural spin on the ordinary matters are encompassed... The Magic Diary project sounded promising and I decided to give it a try.
I would not dare to call myself a true Melbournian as yet; however, moving to this great city to obtain a graduate degree was one of the most memorable, motivating, and happy experiences of my life.
One of the overreaching themes in our first volume is the value of cross-cultural experiences. Having moved from Colombia to Panama at a young age, Lorena Pulido not only describes her own cross-cultural experience in her short story “Heart of the Universe,” but also here where she elaborates on the impact of such connections. I … Continue reading Panama’s Lorena Pulido on cross-cultural experiences
The Backstory...how it all began...
https://youtu.be/nwWGCvJt3nk Lorinna Denise Hastings lives in Victoria, Australia where she spends her time painting, drawing, writing and trying to keep her small garden under control. Her passions in life are history, literature, art and travel, always accompanied by a journal, recording her impressions in words and sketches. A Studio in Paris reveals the adventures of … Continue reading Lorinna Hastings from Australia on joining the Magic Diary and her story, “A Studio in Paris”
It is lovely to watch a child lick her hands clean. After washing up and cleaning, with great pride Amelie carried her cake to the little table, and we had a 'cup of tea' (hers was milk with chocolate). We played ladies at a tea party for the rest of the afternoon. I remembered this … Continue reading Amelie’s Eight Ounce of Magic—A Recipe You Will Never Forget