Overseas Book Club: Alice in Brexitland by Leavis Carroll

Has 2017 made you feel like you are living in an alternate reality? Somewhere between a hallucinogenic dream and down the twisted tunnels of Alice’s rabbit hole? If so, you might want to propose Lucien Young’s, writing as Leavis Carroll, book, Alice in Brexitland for your next overseas book club reading. As the cover says “You…

Trumpinocchio

By James, Brighton UK Trumpinocchio couldn’t work out how everyone knew he was lying about fake news…

Song “Watchlist” is a Must Listen for Overseas Resisters

The song “Watchlist” is a moving and inspiring piece from Sarah Jane Burgess´s debut album Department of Heartbreak.   Sarah Jane Burgess released her album, the 19th of September, and its haunting songs draw on old americana to tell stories about travel, lonesomeness, and the monotony of loss. If you are living overseas you might…

Art Resist: Back-to-School Reading List for the Conscious Soul

In today’s political climate, the discourse children overhear is often volatile and harmful in that the devaluing of certain peoples’ lives have become almost normal. Thus, in spirit of the back-to-school sales, ARO have compiled a list of picture books that were either written by refugees themselves or by those close to them. As an…

Art Resist: “REFUGEES WELCOME,” says Madrid

“REFUGEES WELCOME” Photo taken by SC Yeowoo. Madrid, Spain As I was strolling by the Plaza de Cibeles, the neo-gothic symbol of  Madrid, I saw the banner flying loud and proud. Having lived in the south of Spain for a few months, my head immediately swam with the thoughts I had went through and then…