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Ruminations on Food 5: When Fish Looks Like Fish

Ahead of Donald Trump’s much trumpeted trip to Asia last year, his aides told CNN that he was going to avoid “whole fish with heads still on… 909 more words


Identity Crash

Dear Bergen,

When the airplane ducked under the cap of cloud that marks your location on the map, I expected to be met with, well, something else. 417 more words

Life In Norway

What do You Think about Safe Space?

Last Christmas, I found myself the sole Indian person and newcomer at a West African party. After numerous uncomfortable first times in a stranger’s home, I’ve taken to looking for the host. 588 more words


Dear Adoption, Where Am I From?

Dear Adoption, Where Am I From?

Where are you from? Such a simple question.

This question is one that is asked of me every single day. 1,020 more words


Justin Trudeau, Let's Have Dinner

Justin Trudeau and his family visited India recently. It was a weeklong celebration of beautifully embroidered Indian fabrics tailored to highlight the stunning Trudeau family of five. 421 more words

Cultural Identity

Some more readings on identity politics

One day, life will permit me the time to sit down, marshal my thoughts and write down what I think I understand about identity politics in a form that will a) be publishable and b) tries to move the debate on. 354 more words