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Imagine you're holidaying in Paris and you get a phone call: your daughter has been murdered. This is exactly what Karen Lang experienced. Karen works through her grief by meeting the woman who took her daughter's life. She reflects on her journey of understanding, empathy and, finally, forgiveness.
Skye is travelling around Australia in a campervan with her husband and four young daughters. A few years ago, she found out that her father had been having an affair for 17 years. This discovery forever changed her life and the way she viewed the world, including teaching her that nothing is ever black and white.
When you have just ten hours with your child, you can’t put the feeling into words. Carly has done something truly beautiful, offering over 24,000 tributes to children who never got to grow up.
Matthew and Daniel Bacon share their stories about self-love, identity, and queer resilience.
“Whenever we come together as a family which wouldn’t happen very often… we would all eat Vietnamese food and spring rolls were definitely one of the ones we’d all have. There's a feeling of community coming together, like a reunion almost.”
“My dad’s parents are from Myanmar. They emigrated here in their 20s and this is that one curry that my family has eaten our whole lives.”
“…when I make the dish now compared to when people made it 50 years ago, or 100 years ago, or are still making it now in Iran, or all over the world—space and time doesn’t exist for those things.”
“Every time I’d go to my grandma’s, or every time we'd have a family dinner, she would always bring them. If not to eat, then just for spares, you know. She’d always bring spare food, and a “here, have this later” kind of thing...”
“Paprikás csirke is a dish that is really simple to make… It’s a comforting dish that is a symbol of home and home cooking. For me, I think of my mum, I think of my parents.”
After Christine Brown's daughter tried to take her own life, Christine joined the fight for the recognition of the importance of mental health.
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