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Lindsay Issue No. 1

In Lindsay Issue No. 1 we meet Australian fashion icon Jenny Kee, the New Yorker’s former head of copy and translator from Italian Ann Goldstein, and French-Cuban music duo Ibeyi.

Ah, Ramadan!

Yassmin Abdel-Magied reminisces on everything that comes with Ramadan: community, deliciously greasy samosas, and time for spiritual reflection.

From Lyttelton, New Zealand, to the Big Time; the World is Marlon Williams’s Amphitheatre

Pre-world tour, Marlon Williams speaks with Ghita Loebenstein about his Māori heritage, the Gram Parsons CD that lured him to country music, and the familiar smell of the Christchurch air.

Wong Kar-wai’s Cinematic Muse, Hong Kong, Shines in ‘In the Mood for Love’

Max Hayward walks us through Wong Kar-wai's dizzying portrait of a man and a woman living in a ramshackle Hong Kong neighbourhood in—what has been granted time and time again—one of the best films ever made.

Joan Didion: Living and Writing Between L.A. and New York City

As a documentary on one of America’s most prolific writers makes its way to the big screen, Heidi Harrington-Johnson reflects on the life of Joan Didion—a woman who lived in, understood, and eloquently wrote about two of America’s most revered cities.

Georgia O’Keeffe’s New Mexico

With exhibitions currently touring worldwide, Imogen Eveson revisits “the tail of the end of the earth,” the landscape that became the muse of one of America’s greatest artists of the 20th century.

Morocco: a Land of Vibrant Fragments

Barcelona based duo—photographer Olga de la Iglesia and writer Vincenzo Angileri—weave together a colourful and narrative autobiography of Morocco.

Book Review / Japan

“Ozeki’s portrait of a modern country tightly threaded with the past leaves us not with concrete explanations but a feeling for the country’s delicate ambiguity.”

Katherine Brabon on Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being

Current Issue

Lindsay Issue No. 1

In Lindsay Issue No. 1 we meet Australian fashion icon Jenny Kee, the New Yorker’s former head of copy and translator from Italian Ann Goldstein, and French-Cuban music duo Ibeyi.

Editor’s Picks

A Photographic History in Jersey’s Rock Faces

Enamoured by the work of French avant-garde artist and writer Claude Cahun, Clare Rae documents the cliff faces and rock formations of Jersey—the island home to Cahun’s largest archive.

‘Call Me By Your Name’: a Tale of Inimitable Love Leaves its Mark

The latest film by Italian director Luca Guadagnino transports us to a romantic northern Italy, drenched in summer light and a tender love. Olivia Dennis reviews one of the most intimate love stories in recent cinematic history.

Book Review / France

“We are made of all the places we’ve loved, or of all the places where we’ve changed.”

Lauren Elkin, Flâneuse

Freikörperkultur Lake Swimming

Olivia Dennis shares the infectious freedom that comes from being an unnoticed naked body in one of Berlin’s approximate 80 lakes and recommends her favourite spots to enjoy this local pastime.

The Baby Carrier: a Child’s First Country

Marita Davies explores the evolution of baby carriers around the globe, from Papua New Guinea’s bilum to Borneo’s gendongan, these pioneering designs symbolise the places we call home.

In the Heat and the Haze: Marguerite Duras’s Love Affair

The real life affair of writer Marguerite Duras in 1930s French Indochina (former Vietnam) challenged gender, social and racial stereotypes. Nearly a century later, Rachel Wilson revisits this transgressive yet ever-intoxicating relationship in Duras’s award-winning novel “The Lover.”