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Letting go

So my daughter’s solo trip to a foreign country that spanned an ocean is coming to a close. This has been to date one of the hardest things I’ve had to endure as a parent. 240 more words

20th Birthday

'Big Society' Cameron rises from the ashes as NCS Chief of Staff and saviour of our young people

You’ve probably heard that a discredited and disreputable former Prime Minister has taken up the job of leading young people into a promised land of diversity and opportunity.   1,101 more words



Moving is a rite of passage for everyone. Or it should be. But should we be wondering whether we are ready to move or not? In our ever changing society we go on and move forward even when we are not ready. 166 more words


Rites Of Passage

Posting has not been what it should of late. There’s a few reasons.

First is that our plumbing backed up. Not living in a city nor near a plumber this was awkward. 75 more words


Bloom by Nisha Mody

I was a well-behaved child. Until I wasn’t. I had to make my South Asian immigrant parents proud, especially after I helped cut so many coupons and filled out innumerable rebate forms. 732 more words

Feature Issues

Class Reunion

Fifty minutes remains until the time arbitrarily assigned for my departure. Fifty minutes until I load the backpack I’ve borrowed from my daughter into my car. 1,472 more words

American Culture

The Castle Walk - September 2016

Well, it’s been a while since I posted anything up on Splat Kerplunk, but I finally have something worthy to grace the pages of this fair-to-middling blog. 1,385 more words