850 words by 5 writers in Lucknow, Guatemala & elsewhere

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#100HappyDays, Random, smile

Day 72 #100happydays: Dinner jacket napkins

by So-Shan Au

Surbiton — The napkins in my local Thai cafe made me smile. Someone has been having lessons in the art of folding! And my darling three and half year old nephew telling me his favourite painter, and room at the Tate is Mark Rothko made my heart melt. Too cute! (And he just so happens to be my favourite artist too. My nephew has also been emulating Andy Goldsworthy, by arranging twigs and leaves in Kew Garde...

diving, smile, Ocean

They say Smile, I say Toothy Grin

by Zoe Lin

San pedro — It was Perry’s first time out on the Hol Chan survey field. He was nervous. “You’re the expert.” He kept telling me. “I’m the student here.” I laughed, because what he said was totally true, I was the...

smile, Heart

A breath of a smile.

by Aparna K

Lucknow — Of course I want to travel. See the world in all its imperfections. Breathe in the air where the water chooses to flow freely and in its own tune, embrace the calm of the skies. All this and more. Bu...

smile, Love, doubts

How can you explain a smile?

by Lorena Rivas

Guatemala — As a writer said; “There is a smile of love, and there is a smile of deceit, and there is a smile of smiles, in which these two smiles meet.”

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