A Stranger To Myself: Why can’t I remember my early youth?

Words by Ryan GrAy Art by Amanda La Forest “What is your earliest memory?” I guarantee you will hear some excellent stories if you pose that question to your friends next time you’re at the pub. Mine for instance, was walking in on my parents in the living room at the innocent age of 3 years…

UNKNOWN: The Quantum Physics of Uncertainty

Words by Sanjana Varghese Art by Rubyanna Edwards This article is part of our UNKNOWN series. Next piece to be published on Friday 1st December. Quantum mechanics, despite how radically it’s revolutionised the modern world, is still somewhat mysterious. As far as frameworks to guide a personal journey, it remains very unintuitive. I found Carlo Rovelli’s…

The Seasons Come and Go: Perhaps the winter cold isn’t so bad after all

Words by Dredheza Maloku Art by Ana Ovilo This year I lived in summer for what was essentially nine months. Being in California for the coldest and bleakest months of London was a dream. I skipped the ‘January blues’, the late snow that somehow always arrives in February and the all-round biting London cold that we all…

The Zebrafish Phenomenon

Words by Bella Spencer Art by Ana Ovilo A few miles outside of central Edinburgh a small room is lined from floor to ceiling with tanks full of zebrafish. It is not a disappointing zoo or a new Damien Hirst installation; it is the Centre for Neuroregeneration (CNR). The CNR is a hub for research…