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Whether it be for work, love, adventure or refuge, we are always seeking home. Home is a feeling that we can’t quite explain, yet are always trying to find or create. At Hiraeth, we explore this theme through written, visual and oral storytelling via our digital magazine, podcast and live events. So–welcome! Read or listen to our stories, and submit your own. Join us on this journey, as we travel across the world in search of home.

     LATEST

Podcast Episode 26: Harbours and Horizons

Jez Keighley on poetry and music, and artist Johanna Baudau on her “epic journey”.

In Search of Home: Hiraeth Celebrates Two Years

A look back at how Hiraeth started and what’s in store for this year.

Podcast Episode 25: Heritage and Identity

Welcome back to season two of the Hiraeth Podcast! We’re talking about “heritage” and “identity”. 

     ART

When the Notion of Time Disappears – Art at the Schinkel

There is something elegiac about these works of art that are so anchored to place.

Faces on the Ferry

An interview with Rachelle Meyer about her “Faces on the Ferry” project.

A Home in Memory

We are very pleased to announce that we will be screening the movie "A home in Memory" by the Finnish film maker and...

     POETRY

Song of Praise

Poet Jeremy Keighley on his teenage years in Derbyshire.

Dulcimer Chimes

by Jeremy Keighley In a white wood room I wrote my name on the wing of a tiny bird made daisy chains in...

Turquoise Eyes

by Jeremy Keighley A Finnish girl with Turquoise eyes is the only journal entry I can remember from leaving England...

   PODCAST

Podcast Episode 26: Harbours and Horizons

Jez Keighley on poetry and music, and artist Johanna Baudau on her “epic journey”.

Podcast Episode 25: Heritage and Identity

Welcome back to season two of the Hiraeth Podcast! We’re talking about “heritage” and “identity”. 

Podcast Episode 24: Calmness Amidst Chaos

Rowena Dring talks to Francesca Aikman about “capturing calm through light.”

Podcast Episode 23: A Moving Legacy

In this episode, Sarah talks to Lucille Abendanon who has three nationalities and has lived in six...

Podcast Episode 22: Crimea Calling

In 2010, Masha and her brother inherited her grandparents' home in Crimea, the place of her...

Podcast Episode 21: Embrace the Journey

Hear about Cynthia’s adventures as well as her advice to other expats who are trying to find friends, find jobs or find themselves.

   ESSAYS

In Search of Home: Hiraeth Celebrates Two Years

A look back at how Hiraeth started and what’s in store for this year.

In A Blink Of An Eye

Have you ever thought about a window when you thought of home? I don’t mean the metaphorical...

The Blood of the Soul

I spent my morning at the Italian consulate today, submitting my application to become Italian. Hearing the cadences...

A Sail For Peace

“…It was our way to abolish government-made borders and show the world as one beautiful nation whose ruler was the sea, where nature’s laws are strict, yet simple, and the inhabitants are all equally unique.”

The Good Old Language Struggle

Yesterday I was thinking of the downs of living “abroad”. I must say I very rarely put myself this question, but I...

Walking into a Memory

One of the beautiful things about moving often is that you experience the "little things" of life in so many different...

   INTERVIEWS

Faces on the Ferry

An interview with Rachelle Meyer about her “Faces on the Ferry” project.

Calmness Amidst Chaos

Francesca Aikman is a young artist from the...

Hiraeth Magazine Teaser

Have a peek into our storytelling event, and go...

Dinner with Refugees at Havenstraat

Bringing local Amsterdammers and refugees together in a warm and congenial environment

Rough Translation

I'm always on the lookout for other podcasts...

Hasan Minhaj is a Third Culture Kid

"I exist in a hyphen." Comedian Hasan Minhaj...

When the Notion of Time Disappears – Art at the Schinkel

There is something elegiac about these works of art that are so anchored to place.

Homemaker – Objects that Define Home

If we removed ourselves and left only the objects that surround us, what story would they tell about us? During...

A Home in Memory

We are very pleased to announce that we will be screening the movie "A home in Memory" by the Finnish film maker and...