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Hiding At An Indian Wedding

Hiding At An Indian Wedding

February 9, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Hiding At An Indian Wedding
Every little girl likes playing dress-up. I was a fairy queen, a rock star, a Ninja Turtle and the list goes on. But at 27, I have few occasions. An Indian wedding a few weeks ago allowed me such a long-awaited opportunity. Besides the fact that my salwar kameez was extraordinarily [...]

At the End of the World

At the End of the World

February 9, 2010 by admin · 37 Comments 

At the End of the World
It is the end of June and I have stepped off the plane into the beautiful, heaving, exotic, garbage-ridden streets of Mumbai. This city is like none other I have ever seen before. I find no common reference points between where I have lived in Canada, England and France and [...]

Eclipsed

Eclipsed

February 9, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Eclipsed
Lyndhurst, South Australia
4 December 2002 6:30pm
The wind whips the orange dust into a constant abrasive stream flowing endlessly and in flurries across the whole plain. The dust permeates everything, but after the first day everyone accepts that it is the new natural order. It can pass through shuttered tents, you feel it could pass through [...]

Malacca’s Surviving History

Malacca’s Surviving History

February 5, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Malacca’s Surviving History
Malaysia’s oldest city is a sleepy port town on the south-western coast of the Malay Peninsula. A great trading empire once rose and fell here five hundred years ago, its power and dreams caught off-guard by the dawn of the European colonial era. Today, Malacca’s rich history can be [...]