The Indian Ocean is a collection of stories about daily life in places around the Indian Ocean Rim. Dispatches From Kochi is the first instalment – a collection of stories from Kochi in Kerala, India. Written by Robert Wood, this series brings to light the texture and tone of everyday life in this small port town.
Written by Robert Wood, this series brings to light the texture and tone of everyday life in this small port town.
When COVID-19 hit Perth, Rachael Lynch was celebrating being international goalkeeper of the year and playing her 200th game. A registered nurse: she quickly stepped off the field and onto the frontlines to fulfil what she calls a “moral duty.”
Dancer Zee Zunnur moved to Perth with her partner during the pandemic. Zee shares her experience of quarantining in a new country and the impact COVID-19 had on her career, on making friends, and her artistic trajectory.
"I just realised, wow, I can do this. I can keep on writing stories. In the past I’d finish a story and wonder if I would ever complete a story again...was it just a stroke of luck that I came up with an ending? But I’ve realised it isn’t luck, it’s time and it’s hard work."