5. The Newly Weds. The couple will be watched like hawks. They are in the most unfortunate position. If they look too happy it will cause an uproar…Read More
Heading back home with my housemates, we would stop for tsukemen by the station - delicious yellow noodles dipped into a thick, hot broth that was ordered from a little ticket machine at the front of the store...Read More
Santa would land his sleigh on our roof, enter our house through the back door, tiptoe his way toward the tinsel and flashing lights that were wrapped around the pillars and cupboards of our built-in home bar and leave a pile of presents placed neatly atop the counter...Read More
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I have a Chinese-Malaysian mother and a Ugandan father, I’m two parts of two continents, but since most people can’t guess that - I’m a black woman to them...Read More
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One ‘wedding success’ metric - and an indicator of societal-actualization - is how many events you can throw. Rather than having a single event (fewer events would require fewer hours of mental strain – which reach levels akin to that of interrogation methods utilized by intelligentsia), you have events in multiples of 3 or 4...Read More
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Welcome to our newest theme!
It's finally here! Christmas! New Year's! Summer! Winter! The end of term, the end of year break, the end of a bat-shit crazy 2016. We have many reasons to celebrate.
This month our writers are having their fun with the theme 'party'. What happens in their cities? Culturally, what can they expect? What do they choose not to celebrate?
Let your hair down and join us this month.
(From Sri Lanka, Dubai & Australia. Living in Melbourne)