Tag: life in two countries

Stranger everywhere

As is normal by now, there was a lot of noise on social media about Periyar and his legacy—what we have achieved as a society, and failed to achieve, 140 years after he was born. I can't really tell you; the first time I brought … Continue reading Stranger everywhere

Looking for the middle

A global market Walking around in grocery stores is something I enjoy more than I should. I like to stare at the produce, read expiry dates on dusty tins, take mental notes of ingredients. I was at a small shop that had grand visions: it … Continue reading Looking for the middle