For the Fall 2021 issue, Beside magazine presents stories and essays about tuning into time’s astonishing plurality: seasons and harvests, rocks and trees, rituals and traditions. Time spent creating and connecting; time saved or gloriously wasted. Because changing the world might just begin with changing our relationship to time.
In this issue:
MANIFESTO : Nature Abhors a Binary
An essay by Linda Besner about the social and physiological roots of binary thinking and what we can do about it.
VISUAL ESSAY : Climbing Cholitas
A photo essay by Todd Antony about the “Climbing Cholitas,” a group of five Aymara Indigenous women in Bolivia who are breaking stereotypes about alpine adventuring by scaling high peaks in traditional Andean garb.
INTERVIEW : A Home for Yesterday and tomorrow
A conversation with Jamaican-Canadian design entrepreneurs Byron and Dexter Peart about supporting the preservation of craft while creating environments at home that nurture rootedness.
PERSONAL ESSAY : Speedy Recovery
A personal essay by photographer and writer Catherine Bernier about making time for recovery after sustaining a head injury while surfing.