THIRD CULTURE KID on December 29th, 2008

Minette Marin has written an excellent article on creative writers and political commentary.

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THIRD CULTURE KID on November 9th, 2008

I just had an experience where I probably annoyed someone. You see, I behaved in a possibly culturally inappropriate way. What I did, in a Sri Lankan setting, would have been friendly. In Australia however, it could have been interpreted as being pushy. If what I did was culturally inappropriate, the victim of my faux […]

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THIRD CULTURE KID on October 15th, 2008

Tweet Last Monday I was special fine hair fair skin I wished they wouldn’t touch, stare my mother made beautiful clothes with patterns from overseas. That wasn’t home. Today I am not special plain hair mottled skin now I wish they’d look in my eyes my mother makes outmoded clothes with patterns ten years old. […]

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