Posts in Birthdays
What The Birthday Gods Delivered

Then there was the McDonald’s birthday trend. Uncle Sam had muscled his way into the Karachi youth’s minds, and a Happy Meal and rides on colorful slides were the dream in the late 90s. I didn’t have one, but I was invited to one. It was an utter disappointment...

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Expat Brat

If you look up the term ‘expat brat’ on Urban Dictionary, and you will find ‘spoilt’, ‘arrogant’ and ‘elite’ thrown in the description. I don’t even enjoy being labelled an ‘expat’, let alone a ‘brat’...

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The Mooncake Meeting

I revelled in the power of my many homes. I sit in my room for hours and listen to that Thai singer.
and muse about the camels from my Arab home...

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We’re Living On Borrowed Time

Seeing the birthday boy or girl so happy, feeling so fulfilled, you couldn’t help but know it was temporary. Perhaps the year after, that very same birthday boy or girl would be in a new country, with new friends, doing it all over again...

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A Grim Balinese Summer

** The following article touches on the topic of suicide. TCK TOWN would like to advise reader discretion.**

The exquisite Balinese landscape with endless rice fields greeted us as we made our way to the shore on my scooter. It was quite a romantic day actually...

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Our Newest Theme

It's our birthday!

So, of course, this means we will be celebrating all month!

It's been a whole year and we still have many stories to share. As well as some fantastic new submissions, we will be travelling the world learning about celebratory foods, new friends, older memories and TCK traditions.

Thank you for reading our stories over these twelve months and for sharing some of your own along the way! We are excited to continue writing for you in our second year at TCK TOWN.

Enjoy!

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Ava Senaratne
Editor-In-Chief
(From Sri Lanka, Dubai & Australia. Living in Melbourne)

 

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