1,015 words by 3 writers in Tokyo, Dorchester & Mumbai

Stories filed under Reminiscing

Dreams, wishing, reminiscing

I wanted to dream recklessly, Mama. I wanted to fly. 

by Boshika Gupta

Mumbai — I looked at the disapproving looks innocently and announced important things. If you’re a bird, I am a bird. I didn’t want to hide my wounds. I didn’t want to fake a smile. Is there space in the wo...

cars, Tolpuddle, reminiscing

That brings back some memories!

by Adrian Tribe

Dorchester — One memory I have of my Granddad on my Dad’s side dates, I reckon, from the early 1970s, and it’s of standing in the driveway of his bungalow at 44 Downs Way, Great Bookham (in Surrey) and admiring hi...

tokyo, arrival, reminiscing

Ten years to the day. Thirteen hours in the air, giddy on plum wine, too drunk to be scared.

by sophie knight

Tokyo — Unaccompanied but-no-longer minors, hurtling towards our new homes. Twenty kilograms of life packed into a bag. We tumble off the plane into a wall of heat, the night bringing little respite. On the ...

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