#3 Soviet-Afghan War: The Beginning of Action.

Let us take a step back. Today we reflect. Do you think we all believe in something? Believe it or not, the answer is yes. We might believe in God, or simply that cereal comes before milk, but whatever it is, belief is so common in our lives, that sometimes we don’t recognize it so…

KIS SPOTLIGHT: Personal Project Exhibition 2022, Part II

The Personal Project Exhibition is an annual event hosted and organised by each year’s current cohort in the tenth grade. This article is the second of two which examines the Personal Project experiences of four students.

KIS SPOTLIGHT: Personal Project Exhibition 2022, Part I

The Personal Project Exhibition is an annual event hosted and organised by each year’s current cohort in the tenth grade. This article is the first of two which examines the Personal Project experiences of four students. 

To the Flowers on the Cusp of Blossoming

This piece is an essay about being a teenager, a time that is akin to the period in which flowers must wilt once December arrives, before blooming again with the visitation of spring.

Mfiti Mansion – Chapter One

Don’t let the pretty flowers fool you!

*As if summoned by my glance, the doors began to slowly groan open, the glowing gap between them widening with every screech of the copper plates against the floorboards. A pause. The silence of the air grew into a bloated minute of suspense. The only noise to pierce the silence was the lullaby of a far-off bird, humming melodically like a sorrowed bow against a violin. The doors began to stutter forward once more, and for the first time, I saw the patent leather shoes of Mister Francis.*

แด่ดอกไม้ที่ยังไม่ผลิบาน แด่กิ่งก้านที่สุดจะแห้งเหี่ยว

งานเขียนนี้ เป็นบทความเกี่ยวกับการเป็นวัยรุ่น ที่เป็นเสมือนระหว่างช่วงเวลาที่ดอกไม้ตายลงเมื่อเดือนธันวาคมเยือนมาถึง ก่อนที่จะเบ่งบานใหม่อีกครั้งในฤดูใบไม้ผลิ

Devil’s Advocate Chapter 1

Mariko During this night, the rain fell more heavily than usual and I was looking out the window that was illuminated by passing cars and the dim street lights filled with drunk people who probably got kicked out by the bouncers working there laying around in the streets, I was spacing out of the bar…

#2 Soviet-Afghan War Series: So what happened 42 years ago?

To understand why the Soviets intervened in Afghanistan on 24th December 1979, we first need to go back a few decades.  In the 1950s and 1960s, Afghanistan was still a quite fragmented country. Most of the population lived in rural areas, in their own tribes, with their own laws and social structures to follow. But…