Category Archive: Family

The European Travel Diaries

Despite being an avid traveller, it had been 14 years since I last visited Europe. Unless of course you count the hours I’d spent in Heathrow, Charles de Gaulle and Schiphol airports, impatiently… Continue reading

Don’t Tell Kids to Finish the Contents of Their Plate

I grew up in a household where wasting food was akin to murdering puppies. My mother would inspect my plate before I was allowed to put it in the sink. She would always… Continue reading

What Santa Claus Taught Me About Discrimination

In my younger days I was told that Santa Claus only visited Christian kids. So I decided I wanted to be Christian. Going to church seemed like a small sacrifice for getting Christmas… Continue reading