Hammy

This expat story was told to me by a woman who was born in Canada to two Chinese parents.  She then married a man who was also born in Canada to one Spanish and one French parent.   They both moved to London where their…

Finding Ricky

“I have this weird relationship with Ricky Gervais,” a friend tells me as we walk down the street. “What do you mean?” I ask. “Well, you know he lives on our street, so we always see him walk by.” “Oh yeah, I see him jog…

Ideaphoria

One hundred years or so ago, I did aptitude testing in the Financial District of New York City.  I loved it because I have limited self-knowledge.  Oh, how I envy the people who know exactly who they are and where they’re headed at an early age….