Coming Back: Gap Year Week 28

I felt more than a little sad coming back to Singapore. Six weeks in India had felt like they could and would last forever: a month and a half stretched far into the distance until you were at the end of it and parting at the airport and staring down a boarding pass that sent… Continue reading Coming Back: Gap Year Week 28

Roots: Gap Year Week 26

"After a week in the unfamiliarity of the Andamans, I was looking forward to the five days in Vizag. No one will take care of you like your grandparents do, my mother reminded me just before I arrived. Finally, I was reaching somewhere like home."

Returns, Possibilities, and Fourth-Graders: Gap Year Week 21

Last week, I came back to Singapore after three weeks in Sri Lanka. It was a short return, admittedly—I am now elsewhere and continuing what’s now a firmly ingrained bad habit of avoiding any timeliness when writing blog posts. Short returns, though, will now be the norm, especially as I spend longer and longer periods… Continue reading Returns, Possibilities, and Fourth-Graders: Gap Year Week 21

2014

We have come to the end - of an era, maybe not, but of a rotation around the sun, of the usage of 2-0-1-4 in dates, of - well, really, nothing. Still, it's as good a time as any to round up what I've done and figure out where I'm going. No doubt you've been… Continue reading 2014