© 2016 Dallas Thornton

July 31, 2016

Imagine a world where every child studies a subject in school called "happiness." We would begin in elementary school, learning the basics of positive psychology and self-understanding alongside Math, Science, and Social Studies. Each year, our grasp on what makes us h...

July 24, 2016

(By which, of course, I mean matters of size)   

After 6 panoramic hours on buses and trains, gazing out the windows at Dutch architecture and cartoon-worthy verdant parks, waterways and streets we found ourselves getting used to the dreamscape of rural Hollan...

July 16, 2016

In the course of our experience in Skala Sykamnias, our focus for this leg of the documentary shifted dramatically. We have decided to focus less on the stories of refugees themselves so as not to play into the sensationalism of "The Refugee Crisis." This would only be...

July 13, 2016

A mountain of life-jackets deserted by refugees on Lesvos. Photo by volunteer David Heeley 

From matters of sin to international relations, when you need something done right on Lesvos, you call the priest. So when I realized that the bus had driven out of town with my...

July 7, 2016

                                    [Turkey from Lesvos and The Sea That Separates]

We intended to stay on Lesvos only 4 days. But we fell in love.

I woke with a start as the bus stopped...

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