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.
Art is the final story in this series. It is about the role of art and stories in connecting us to the rest of the world.
Alexandra is not a swimmer, nor is she involved directly in the Rotto Swim. Her passion for shipwrecks drove her to write this creative-non-fiction piece that imagines the story behind the Rottnest swimming legend, Herbert Voigt.