Ruth at Talk Foreign to Me moved to Dakar to work and become proficient in French. In these personal musings, she comes down with a mystery fever and navigates the Senegalese medical system in French.
“You are gone, and, although others share nearly your exact same story, by some twist of fate they are alive, and you are not.” A year later, a mother writes about her newborn son’s death.
Blogging and podcasting are not only similar: they’re complementary.
Here are five modern classics whose intricate illustrations have shaped the form.
Max, a self-styled “cyclist, writer, explorer, and storyteller,” shares gorgeous images from one of his latest adventures, this time in the dramatic Icelandic countryside.
Every blogger might occasionally feel stuck for ideas. In this post, Bun Karyudo takes us on a hilarious journey through a recent bout of writer’s block. (Spoiler alert: there’s a happy ending!)
“Because we are doing this for you, after all. We are American, and we are going to Rio to represent you in this potentially flawed and imperfect setting that you are trying so desperately to get the public to love to hate.” Rower and US Olympian Megan Kalmoe is tired of the negativity around the Rio Olympics.
Following are the two images that have been on Instagram in the last two days. The first is one of the…
On drawing food as an art — and an emotional process.
Aubrey Leaman, the blogger behind If Mermaids Wore Suspenders, shares her passion for books and classical music in quirky posts that aim to bridge the gap between these two seemingly-disparate worlds.