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Every country for everyone

Americans have told me they are twenty five per cent manganese twenty five per cent cadmium ten per cent Icelandish ten per cent Ohioian ten per cent New Zeland and twenty per cent alien. 44 more words


What's a Blogger To Do?

I’ve been sitting here staring at this keyboard, hoping somehow the words will leap onto the page by magic.

But you and I know, as  readers and writers, … 1,010 more words

Expat Life Lessons

Mid-Year in Melaka: Reuniting all once again

This past week, all of the Malaysia Fulbright ETAs in our cohort gathered to reunite in Melaka, Malaysia. This is the first time we all came back together as one group since we left orientation. 616 more words

Swimming Against the Tide

Swimming against the tide

Have you ever thought or tried swimming against the tide? I have heard it is good for the heart.

This enigma of wanting to swim against the tide has been reverberating in my heart for years.  564 more words


Farrakhan Mobilizes With Hip-Hop

Over the last few months our news feeds have been full of stories and headlines that have captured our attention.  Racially charged violence from Baltimore to Texas has continued to create tensions between law enforcement and civilians, provoking protests and demonstrations around the country. 528 more words

Public Discourse

What England Means to Me

I started this blog in the middle of the story, as though it were some sort of Homeric epic. While I can hardly claim to have accomplished any heroic feats, my journey spanned several nations and exposed me to new cultural experiences. 1,158 more words


Indo-Caribbean or Guyanese?

Hot cross buns-hot cross buns-one a penny-two a penny-hot cross buns,” my dad would sing, with an air of nostalgia reminiscing about Eastertime in Guyana. 995 more words