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When This Place Will Feel like Home

If you know anything about me you would know that I love experiencing different cultures, traveling, and gaining a new perspective on the world. This desire for  adventure throughout the world and see all of God’s creation was born out of my many experiences abroad. 796 more words

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Where I Stand 29/04/16

What is it about Cavafy’s poetry that somehow, for me, will always hold something of Cape Town within them?  Is it their association with Africa? This surely can’t be the case.   234 more words

Where I Stand

Welcome to the Philippines

Manila – 14.95N 120.98E

April 29, 2016

It has been a long exhausting red eye of a night in the Philippines. Two things stuck out to me. 541 more words

Open Letter to Patti Smith, Day 18 (on refusing to write a short story)

Here is a section from an epistolary short story I’m not writing:*

Dear Vi–

I haven’t been able to stop crying. No, let me be accurate about this. 447 more words

Leaving and Longing

I do not remember the time or the place. It might have been Bangalore, Kolkata, Shillong, Chennai, Mussoorie, Berlin, Paros, Brooklyn or Worcester. It might have been at a park, a mall, a wedding, a hospital, or even at a bar. 1,016 more words

Reflections

Hungry for Home

I am now just a little more than three months into my new life in the Netherlands. Yesterday I celebrated my first Koningsdag in the Netherlands. 608 more words

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