Photo 2 Pavlova Mixing

PIROUETTES AND PAVLOVAS Written by Samantha Molnar Photography by Madeline Gill Edited by Mateo Jarrín Cuvi – Sometimes I can’t talk. When I can’t talk, I dance. Sure, some people may see my graceful movements as erratic, uncontrolled gesticulating, but to the trained eye, I am conveying a complex range of emotions in a unique … Continue reading

Flavours: She’ll Come Out Swinging

by Mateo Jarrín Cuvi Grecia, my aunt’s pint-sized cook back in Quito, makes one mean empanada. We’re not talking here of the typical flour-based crust filled with meat, chicken or vegetables common to Argentina, Chile, or Bolivia, and delicious in their own right. Her empanadas de verde, fried green plantain turnovers stuffed with cheese that … Continue reading

FLAVOURS: Tasty Little Friends


Tasty Little Friends by Mateo Jarrín Cuvi  Growing up, I associated the word “olive” to many things but the savory almond-shaped fruit. For instance, it recalled the first few verses of Federico Garcia Lorca’s poem Romance Sonámbulo, the wind, the branches, the gypsy woman’s flowing hair and dark flesh, all in my mind in various … Continue reading

TELL ME A TALE – The New Book Trailer!

Tell me a tale book release copy

Here Fluster Magazine and Armida’s new book trailer!!! Read more about it here – Both the paperback  and Kindle editions are now out. Click the images to buy a copy today! 20 stories inspired by 20 photos The Rain • by Hannah-Jamie Duncombe Guerrillas Marching Down • by Mateo Jarrín Cuvi The Art Part Begins … Continue reading