Yoga in Bali: A backpacker-friendly retreat

This summer, I spent time in magical Bali doing some alternative yoga. With Radiantly Alive I was able to create a backpacker-friendly retreat for myself, where I learnt that there is more to yoga than just “yoga”. I picked up some techniques to calm my over-thinking mind, relax my body and find more balance in life.

A dialogue with nature: Francesca Borgo

Italian artist Francesca Borgo has taken her love for experimentation in science and placed it into her art; using natural materials to create dramatic abstracts. She intends to connect viewers to nature; reminding us of where we come from amidst our current climate crisis.

Taking yourself with you: Lessons learnt from travelling the world 

This year I leapt into the unknown and decided to travel around the world. Six months away brought a few realisations (and some mini breakdowns!) about who I am – or rather, who I thought I was. A plane ticket can’t remove emotional baggage or insecurities, but travel forces you to reflect and really see yourself. It forces you to grow through being courageously vulnerable.

A Constant Hum: Alice Bishop

Australian author Alice Bishop shares with us her experiences from the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires in her beautifully written debut book ‘A Constant Hum’. The book casts an honest light on the epidemic of global warming and seeks to challenge the gender stereotypes of ‘heroism’ following the aftermath of a natural disaster. Alice shares with us some of her favourite authors and how writing about something that is important to you is key!

Tasmania: a silent strength

They say a photo can speak a thousand words, but when it came to capturing the beautiful landscape of Tasmania, photos didn’t say enough. The lucidity and power of words seemed a better fit in describing this magical land.

Connection: Nak Noy

Khmer artist Nak Noy talks us through his current body of work ‘Connection’ which is showing at Tribe Gallery in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Through his incredibly detailed, authentic and powerful pieces he shares with us personal experiences relating to family, power and connection from growing up in a Cambodian village to now selling art all over the world!

Dreaming and Doing: Nicky Raby

Actor, Coach, Writer and Speaker, Nicky Raby talks about how she has finally found her rhythm. How she finds the “perfect” world of Instagram; and what’s in store for 2019 – including brand new episodes on ‘Dreaming and Doing’ podcast.

Creative Chords: Stephen Spender

Singer-songwriter and musician Stephen Spender shares with us how a terrifying open mic led to him pursue music full-time! We talked about his experiences with busking; what fuels his song-writing; and his upcoming fourth album.

My lifeline, my DNA: Le Fil

Le Fil has been lighting up our tv screens, billboards, buses and theatres with his bold and beautiful performance art! We chatted about his views on gender as he challenges the notion of identity; what his latest track ‘Nightlife’ means to him; and his collaborations with leading brands.

Politics and Aesthetics: Darek Fortas

Darek Fortas is a lens-based artist, who has exhibited work internationally. We chatted about his body of work ‘Coal Story’; photography as a subversive and abstract medium; and when he feels a project is truly complete.