The WILD Words Competition winner for fiction, Sarah MacDonald, explores nostalgia, memory and a sense of home in her short story Going Home.
Could there be a more fitting antidote to 2020’s isolation than communal bathing? As we return to public spaces, Australia is finally catching on to the ancient tradition of the bathhouse.
We enjoyed a three-day “babymoon” at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, located in the stunning Gold Coast hinterland. There, we welcomed stillness, relaxation and pampering before life gets a little wild.
In a world that romanticises grandiose demonstrations of affection, it can be hard to recognise “love bombing” for what it is: emotional abuse. WILD Words Writing Competition winner, Isabelle Comber, explores why there is nothing romantic about this brand of “love”.
The model minority stereotype characterises Asian Australians as smart, hard-working and compliant, but living this myth is far from rewarding. WILD Words Writing Competition winner, Aleczander Gamboa, unpacks the harmful narrative.
Labiaplasty has become the fastest-growing cosmetic trend due to pre-teen concern with their vulvas. But where does this shame and anxiety around our genitals stem from — and does the “perfect vagina” really exist?
Catherine Falalis opens up about her 20-year journey with Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD). An exhausting cycle which, when at its worst, makes even the most mundane daily activities unbearable.
Amid her quest for belonging, digital nomad Asmaa Guedira discovers how stories work to value difference beyond fear and discrimination.
Are ruthlessness and greed the way to the top? Not anymore. Today, kindness and compassion are not only fashionable, they’re profitable.
2020 saw the buzz cut make a comeback in all its bold and beautiful glory. So, what’s it really like to shave your head when you identify as a woman?