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Sometimes, I close my eyes and forget myself of the present and imagine myself in the past. I imagine my home, the very reason for my happiness. 185 more words

Putting down roots

So, we bought a house. There’s no way of tip-toeing around that one, so there it is. We bought a house.

As a new migrant, this is no small undertaking. 745 more words


Homesickness: the second round.

I have experienced homesickness before.  My freshman year of college the first couple of nights and days were hard and I definitely experienced homesickness, but it was not that bad and I got over it pretty quickly.   577 more words




A gentle knock corrupts Bennett’s desperation as he glares through the aged, single-pane window. He’s watching a white, frosty blanket as it further embanks his car to the side of Whisper Lane. 2,560 more words

Short Story

25/ Of Missing Home

Bibingka, puto, polvoron, and turon—desserts that speak my stories of home onto your tongue, dear guest. I offer you a taste of my language: vowels round with rice flour and syllables rolled into delicate rice paper and dripping with sweet coconut milk. 103 more words


Overcoming Post Home Visit Blues

I shared last week, how I had diagnosed my friends and I as suffering from ‘Post Home Visit Blues’.

Once I had realised that I was suffering from it, and having looked up the symptoms, a light bulb went on as to why, I find the start of the term after the summer holidays and Christmas generally so hard. 444 more words

Growing As A Person

Short Story: Street Signs in Sarajevo

Jackie Nichols, BFR Staff

To almost all pedestrians, the cobblestone streets were most charming in the lamplight of evening. They were reminiscent of grander cities, or of grander times for the once triumphant city of Sarajevo. 968 more words

Staff Literary Blog