Once I stopped holding myself accountable to the status quo, I uncovered incredible niches that were a perfect fit for me...Read More
How much of my self-worth comes from my being a TCK? Some of the major strengths that I have gained are tolerance, a wider worldview, broader experience, empathy, and resilience...Read More
A few minutes into the conversation, I piped up and said that I might walk with Tanzania. I will never forget the chuckles that erupted over that statement, nor the look of humor on many of the faces that surrounded me. My Tanzanian friends thought I was joking...Read More
The three of us viewed the crowded steam venting streets being worked for subway tunnels as an industrial Disneyland. Men swarmed up and down bamboo scaffolding. We snaked our ways along the queues for the old red double decker buses that bumped their way around Kowloon...Read More
They are not my journals capturing my innermost thoughts from year to year, but were gifted to me between cities, countries and oceans. Each page is a message of parting ways, of luck, of advice or of hope...Read More
If you ever get the chance, go to a small temple called Tamagawa Daishi on the outskirts of Tokyo. You have to find your way through a small maze towards light in the most muted hues...Read More
Welcome to our newest theme!
There's a lot of chit chat going on behind the scenes this month. The theme is interviews - of the self and of others. We're uncovering how locals feel about TCKs, and how we may have influenced those around us. We're also uncovering how we feel about TCKs - we've looked searchingly at our own multilocal lives and are introducing ourselves one by one through our own personal profiles.
It's nice to meet you!
(From Sri Lanka, Dubai & Australia. Living in Melbourne)
I'd like life to be a big, red, round, spinning Chinese table - take what you want now and keep the rest for later. Unfortunately, it is more like walking through a patch of cold sword-grass on the way out from...Read More