The Hiraeth Podcast exlores the human experience of finding home through interviews with artists, writers, and others. Share your story.


Podcast Episode 4: Tijuana- Life on the Border

Welcome back and Happy New Year! As we enter this New Year, I want to reiterate our mission at Hiraeth Magazine which is to promote empathy and unity, for those seeking home, through the power of storytelling and art. In the first episode of the New Year, I wanted to...

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Podcast Episode 3: Itchy Feet Families

In our third episode, we hear from two expat families that traveled abroad for the wife's work!  We'll hear from Danielle, a third culture Canadian kid who grew up in Indonesia.  She reflects on what home means to her now that there isn't any real tie to the place she...

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Podcast Episode 2: Meet the Team, part II

In this episode, we meet the rest of the Hiraeth Magazine editorial team.  We will follow Sarah Bringhurst Familia as she backpacks her way across the globe, with babies in tow, to find herself settling in Amsterdam.  She tells us about her work at the Expatriate...

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Podcast Episode 1: Meet the Team, Part I

Welcome to our first episode!  This is part one of "Meet the Team".  There are six of us on the editorial team and I will chat with each member about where they are from and what home means to them.  In part I, I speak with translator, writer, and lover of...

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  • Hiraeth Ep. 24- Calmness Amidst Chaos 20/11/2017
    Francesca Aikman is an artist from the North West of England who lives and works in Amsterdam. She arrived directly after finishing a degree in Fine Art at university in Preston to take up a residency at OT303, and, without her really realizing or planning it, Amsterdam became home.  Recently, she has been making small, […]
  • Hiraeth Ep. 23- A Moving Legacy 02/10/2017
    In this episode, Sarah talks to Lucille Abendanon who has three nationalities and has lived in six different countries. Lucille shares not only her own story of movement, but also the incredible stories of her Dutch Oma and Opa who survived life in Japanese concentration camps. Lucille is a writer and values the power of […]
  • Hiraeth Ep 22- Crimea Calling 18/09/2017
    In 2010, Masha and her brother inherited her grandparents’ home in Crimea, the place of her birth. Last Spring, she traveled there and felt a tug to return and explore her roots. She has long felt the pull between lands and questioned her sense of identity- having lived in the US since the age of […]
  • Hiraeth Ep. 21 - Embrace The Journey 04/09/2017
    I met Cynthia on instagram- While she runs the very serious business of recruitment and coaching for expats through her company Xpath Global Careers, she also happens to run a hilarious instagram account called @expatmemes which pokes fun at the trials and tribulations of international life...  Many times, I found myself commenting (or at least thinking) […]
  • Hiraeth Ep. 20- Summer Wrap Up 21/07/2017
    In this episode, we talk about art, politics and plans for the future.  This episode is a series of audio clips from team meetings and conversations recorded over the past six months.  It is a reflection on the year so far- as we wrap up for Summer vacation.  We will resume in the Fall, and […]

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