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Falling in Love with Photography

Kateřina Suková When I first held a proper camera in my hands, I had zero ideas about how the thing worked. But when my girlfriend passed it to me, she said, “Go shoot,” and pointed at the garden by our house. Was I nervous? Kind of. Did I know what I was doing? Nope. Did I have …

Happiness

Marie Hájková What is happiness?It is looking from the window on a rainy dayAnd seeing the rainbow forming in the sky anywayIt is a carpet of moss in the forest under your feetAnd a secret place where all your friends meetIt is the new song that makes you feel warmA …

ESTABLISHING YOUR OWN BEAUTY STANDARD

YUMI GRACE OKEREKE The term “self-love” has become a phenomenon with the rise of social media. We see plenty of people posting about it on their accounts or even creating a video about it. For many, telling yourself to love yourself is easier said than done – although for me, it is …

From your editor

Dear readers,I am happy to announce that The Messenger has once again been enriched by several excellent articles written by students of AJ_EJTM, spring 2022. This time it is a small but inspiring issue, especially if you are interested in poetry, self-love, love for photography, beauty standards or in Octodon degus. …