Lisbon Bureau: Week 2

March 2018

We’re running through our first proofing now – and you should see the cover – the spring issue at this stage existing as a conversation between editorial and design, living on our laptop screens as we tweak, finesse, discuss, and order.

And of course our setting is infusing the writing and imagery, in theme and topics and focus. An unusual period of rain and thunderstorms isn’t keeping us from our explorations and conversations and engagement with our exotic locale.

We’ll have lots of special, can-only-gather-it-here-and-find-it-in-spring-NQ stuff, including evidence that Portugal’s historic, economic, and cultural connection to Newfoundland and Labrador is literally inscribed in stone

Three Poems

BY Cheryl White

Sure, it takes all kinds.
Beautiful day, isn’t it?
At least you don’t have to shovel rain.
You want another Black Horse?

Rae David George Guy and Goliath

Somewhere early on I decided that the only course was, perhaps, to giggle the bastards to death. That too, I soon found, was slow and steady work, like the tomcat…

An ornamental exhibition

BY NQ

  An ornamental exhibition Rachel Ryan Autumn Equinox textile art, 12×21″ $410 (incl tax) Sylvia Bendsza Burnt Point Watercolour, 7x 8″ $125 (plus tax) Irene Duma Pretty in the Blue…