Author Archives: Natasha

About Natasha

Word- and dough-smith. Girl in search of "the illumination, that ecstatic flash, from which truth emerges".

Blues For Baltinache

A landscape of salt and water: In Baltinache the clay and salt curdled Earth that surrounds a succession of six lagoons resemble miniature tectonic plates, cracked and fitting into each other in enzyme-substrate formation like nature’s own puzzle…

Blues For Baltinache

A landscape of salt and water: In Baltinache the clay and salt curdled Earth that surrounds a succession of six lagoons resemble miniature tectonic plates, cracked and fitting into each other in enzyme-substrate formation like nature’s own puzzle…

Answering The Call of The Wild: In Conversation with Lawyer-Turned-Desert-Guide José Miguel Martínez Abraham

* This interview was first published by Travel Pulse   PHOTO: José Miguel Martínez Abraham (left) in the Atacama Desert. (photo by Colby Blount)   “And who will care, who will chide you if you wander away from wherever you are, to

Answering The Call of The Wild: In Conversation with Lawyer-Turned-Desert-Guide José Miguel Martínez Abraham

* This interview was first published by Travel Pulse   PHOTO: José Miguel Martínez Abraham (left) in the Atacama Desert. (photo by Colby Blount)   “And who will care, who will chide you if you wander away from wherever you are, to

Quintessence of Dust at Home On The Moon

“The moon? Of course, the moon! It is my homeland, the moon. ‘He is foreign; he is not like us. One night when the moon was full, he fell [to earth]. He dreams of impossible things,’ [they say]. But why

Quintessence of Dust at Home On The Moon

“The moon? Of course, the moon! It is my homeland, the moon. ‘He is foreign; he is not like us. One night when the moon was full, he fell [to earth]. He dreams of impossible things,’ [they say]. But why

Moon Walk

“Have you ever tried to enter the long black branches of other lives — tried to imagine what the crisp fringes, full of honey, hanging from the branches of the young locust trees, in early morning, feel like? Do you

Moon Walk

“Have you ever tried to enter the long black branches of other lives — tried to imagine what the crisp fringes, full of honey, hanging from the branches of the young locust trees, in early morning, feel like? Do you

Out of Office And Into Place: San Pedro de Atacama

” Mission: to be where I am, even in that deadly serious, ridiculous role— I am the place where creation is working itself out” – Tomas Tranströmer   The pool area of Explora Atacama is always a serene area, ripe

Out of Office And Into Place: San Pedro de Atacama

” Mission: to be where I am, even in that deadly serious, ridiculous role— I am the place where creation is working itself out” – Tomas Tranströmer   The pool area of Explora Atacama is always a serene area, ripe

Where The Wild Things Are

Living In Harmony With (My) Nature “As you set out on the way to Ithaca hope that the road is a long one, filled with adventures, filled with understanding. The Laestrygonians and the Cyclopes, Poseidon in his anger: do not

Where The Wild Things Are

Living In Harmony With (My) Nature “As you set out on the way to Ithaca hope that the road is a long one, filled with adventures, filled with understanding. The Laestrygonians and the Cyclopes, Poseidon in his anger: do not

On Edward Enninful’s Appointment as Editor in Chief of British Vogue and What It Means To Me As A Ghanaian

On any day, the announcement of the first black, male editor-in-chief of a Vogue iteration from the quadrumvirate of global fashion capitals is a monumental deal. On the morning of April 10, 2017, the revelation that Ghana-born Edward Enninful is to be the new editor in chief of British Vogue was validation of the personal sort…While his appointment is welcome news to believers in diversity anywhere, Ghanaians everywhere were claiming a win over our friendly rivals in all things (especially Jollof), Nigeria.

On Edward Enninful’s Appointment as Editor in Chief of British Vogue and What It Means To Me As A Ghanaian

On any day, the announcement of the first black, male editor-in-chief of a Vogue iteration from the quadrumvirate of global fashion capitals is a monumental deal. On the morning of April 10, 2017, the revelation that Ghana-born Edward Enninful is to be the new editor in chief of British Vogue was validation of the personal sort…While his appointment is welcome news to believers in diversity anywhere, Ghanaians everywhere were claiming a win over our friendly rivals in all things (especially Jollof), Nigeria.