PHOTOGRAPH BY ALAN COMPTON
The Dublin Spire
by Oleana D.
"My favourite key is this little silver metal one. It’s for a small
cottage in the Kharkiv region in eastern Ukraine, now it’s no longer occupied territory and I know that it survived."
by Katie T.
"My ballet shoes. I’ve been dreaming about them all my life. I
bought them one month before the war started... My husband packed them and sent them to me."
by Nika K.
“We travel a lot, but we have never been to Kyiv.” She raised
her glass and said, “I wish that next year there will be peace in
Ukraine, that the war will finally end."
by Antonia G.
"I haven’t tangoed since the invasion, finding it difficult to allow myself to feel alive, when every day brings death and suffering to my homeland."
When the Light at Home was On
by Katya H.
"I spent the brightest years of my youth in Kyiv, the capital of
Ukraine, which, while I am writing this, is being plunged into