655 words by 3 writers in Shenzhen, Victoria & San Francisco

Stories filed under Father

mother's Day, Love, father

Mother's Day

by cgerben

San francisco — It was our first Mother’s Day together. And yet our respective mothers were thousands of miles away. But it wasn’t sad. It’s hard to explain. I wasn’t glad we were alone, but tucked into this hidden ...

Holy Places, father, health

I've had some of the most intimate conversations with my dad recently, as he waits to get out of hospital.

by Eddy Piasentin

Victoria — It’s been two weeks of daily visits, two weeks of getting to know him a bit better. Our conversations have ranged from his youth in Italy, working in Germany, to his life in Canada. In other circumst...

Travel, Bicycles, childhood


by So-Shan Au

Shenzhen — Whilst on my trip to China, I found myself in Shenzhen, the city my parents are from. It was too good an opportunity not to visit my father’s childhood village. Our driver was pleased to be able to sp...

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