There shouldn’t be an issue of not accepting another culture or religion just because you don’t like it or because you don’t understand it. Is this lack of tolerance something we might eventually be proud of? I shudder at the thought…Read More
She, the unbowed; with “vision, resilience” and courage, stood taller, overshadowed not, even by the man whose name she kept alive for twenty seven years!Read More
In the 1950s, we were “America.” People emulated us; wanted our products and blindly tried to fit round pegs into square holes. You could emigrate to the US, and you could be “American” in that era, but that meant emulating “white” America…Read More
I soon realized that I’d avoid anyone who was Black unless they were someone my inner circle knew. I didn’t want to make friends with everyone. I just wanted to survive. What I didn’t realise was how racist I became to protect myself…Read More
“They’re not even like real men, Ava! They’re all hairless under their shirts. Come on! It’s gross!” I remember zipping my lips shut right after my mate yipped that particularly distasteful ‘observation’ at me,..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)