Don’t your parents mind that the person you’re dating isn’t Indian?

Insert other insulting culture/race/class denomination as appropriate. If you’re not white/Western/European, chances are you’ve heard this at least once. If you’re ‘ethnic’, this is possibly the story of your life. If you’ve ever asked anyone this question, please read this post. Never ever ask it again. Funnily enough, I’ve been asked this by as many… Read More Don’t your parents mind that the person you’re dating isn’t Indian?

Syrian refugees adjust to life in Aberystwyth, Wales

I came across this video today and had to share it. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FChannel4News%2Fvideos%2Fvb.6622931938%2F10153883075731939%2F%3Ftype%3D3&show_text=0&width=560 I went to university in Aberystwyh and seeing this brought a tear to my eye. I am so proud of the town I called home, and not in the least bit surprised. The Welsh are known for their kindness and I couldn’t have… Read More Syrian refugees adjust to life in Aberystwyth, Wales

Recipe: Dukka-Marinated Chicken in Laffa, with Baba Ghanoush and Hummus

One of the great things about the weekend is taking the time out to do the lazy, relaxed activities you normally only treat yourself too. Like a morning spent strolling around the farmers market and enjoying a boozy brunch with a friend. Part of my swag from the market was an armful of beautiful fresh… Read More Recipe: Dukka-Marinated Chicken in Laffa, with Baba Ghanoush and Hummus