๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Philosophy in Quarantine

San Jose, California: How do you pass time? I donโ€™t pass time, time passes me. Every single moment at my desk in the dark blurs into some stock gif, every single song turns into a broken record. Days and nights wane away under the passing screens of Reddit, Discord, and Youtube. But those precious momentsContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Philosophy in Quarantine”

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Keeping a Positive Mindset

South Tyrol, Italy: Let’s start right from the beginning. Everything was as usual when more and more peoplestarted talking about a virus that came from China. More and more photos and videos wentthrough the net with information and articles. It was the beginning of March and me and my friends were planning to go toContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Keeping a Positive Mindset”

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Balancing Freedom and Health

Bangalore, India: I’m a resident of Bangalore, who goes to college in Surathkal, near Mangalore. I’m very bored at home, just whiling away the hours, watching movies or reading books. I go out twice a week to buy the essentials. Our college semester was cut short in the second week of March when we wereContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Balancing Freedom and Health”

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Locusts, Cyclones, and Coronavirus

Kerala, India: Itโ€™s funny how the world quickly changes from the daily routine of children going to school and parents buying groceries to families being caged in the four walls of their houses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In this time of crisis we have to be optimistic and be there for our families. SureContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Locusts, Cyclones, and Coronavirus”

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Life During a Pandemic

Sturgeon Falls, Canada: Living in the small town of Sturgeon Falls during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 has caused me, a young mom, to face many challenges. First, there is a shortage of many necessities at our local stores, especially baby supplies. In addition to crazy mom hormones, another challenge are the many thoughts, fear,Continue reading “๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Life During a Pandemic”

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Creativity in Quarantine

Montreal, Canada: I remember in early March at my last ever in-person lecture of the year how tense and confused everybody seemed to be. Was school really going to be shut down? Would I be back in a few days? Never would I have expected that months later I’m still unable to see my friendsContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Creativity in Quarantine”

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Finding a New Pace

United Kingdom: I am awoken by a vivacious, youthful presence lain down beside me. Usually, it is enough to waken me, but in the dozy hours of sometime-before-seven, it isnโ€™t. Sensing this, I feel the weight shift out of my bed. It is soon back, but this time, it seems heavierโ€ฆ Suddenly, something sloppy, wetContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Finding a New Pace”

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Resetting in Venice

Venice, Italy: I have been home from school for over three months now. It has become a habit, but the situation is quite oppressive! I didn’t think the 22nd February would be the last day of school. I said goodbye to my classmates with a simple “Goodbye”, knowing that on the 27th February, after aContinue reading “๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Resetting in Venice”