Italian-Themed Dinner Party

I grew up with my mother cooking international cuisines from a very young age. I loved her sense of discovery—her wonderment, admiration, and keen interest in trying foreign recipes and flavours. Who remembers the first time they tried French fries, like I do? I was six-years-old, and I remember accompanying a family friend who stopped … Continue reading Italian-Themed Dinner Party

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Canada: My Story

I began this blog one late afternoon. What was most compelling about that afternoon was not my engagement in a book or another, but rather, my keen and fixed interest on my television set as I sat there watching Julie and Julia. I had just received my acceptance letter to the Applied-Linguistics masters’ program I … Continue reading Canada: My Story

The Path of Disseminated Thoughts: Journey to the Centre of the Earth

It’s 10:30 am and I’m pondering the day’s outlook. The weather has been upset all week, as though swarming in thought, irately, over an argument that’s completely useless. Sometimes its tears drench the soil in a sad attempt to gain notice, and it has succeeded- other times, it is steady –motionless, sunless- overthinking its temperament. … Continue reading The Path of Disseminated Thoughts: Journey to the Centre of the Earth