THIRD CULTURE KID on December 13th, 2008

Tweet Warning: I am mounting my little soap-box. If you have strong views on Christmas, you may find this post objectionable! My childhood Christmases below the Sahara were low-key. Four people singing carols around a tiny Casio keyboard. A small prayer-time. Eating my mother’s ‘paal-choru’ (milk rice). Exchanging visits with expatriate neighbours, mostly non-Christian. Hardly […]

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THIRD CULTURE KID on December 11th, 2008

Here are two pre-Christmas posts that I found thought-provoking. What is it about Christmas that makes loneliness deeper and harder to cope with? Sindhu has written about a big city Christmas, away from home: 2008/12/turning-around-not-so-merry-christmas.html At The Link Between, Jody has written an excellent post on consumerism, apt at this time of year. One […]

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