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Monolid daydreams.

A leaf falls against the window, a subtle impact on the glass.


Instinctively, I glance towards it, watching the leaf continue its gravity fuelled journey to the ground.   193 more words


Okay, sure

All of you know that I am an Asian-Canadian woman that is proud of her heritage and history. Not all of you know that I am a Reddit user. 498 more words

Listen to the Squawking Chicken: When Mother Knows Best, What's a Daughter To Do? A Memoir (Sort Of)

When I’m working at the public library and have to fill the biography display, I often try to put this one out for people to grab. 175 more words


Runaway: Diary of a Street Kid

Yes, this is an oldie but a goodie. From 1989, Canadian writer Evelyn Lau released her diary which documents her time as a teenage runaway who escaped into the depths of the Downtown Eastside, Vancouver’s roughest and toughest neighbourhood, even to this day in the face of gentrification it still holds strong. 72 more words


cultural differences and a lack of chemicals

growing up, i always had this strange inner conflict between the culture of my environment and the culture of my heritage. sometimes it leads to a myriad of misunderstandings, but extract that from the equation and you get some pretty funny moments left over. 223 more words


The Jade Peony

In Wayson Choy’s The Jade Peony, we are greeted with the story of growing up in Vancouver’s Chinatown during World War II. This is the first book that made me feel that as an Asian-Canadian, I too had a voice and a story to tell. 88 more words


East Coast 2015 - New York

I met up with the lover in Newport, Rhode Island to visit his mom and to check out the East Coast(my first time!). Well we met up in Boston to be exact, and then went to Newport. 201 more words