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A step-by-step guide to buying and wearing a sari for the first time

A step-by-step guide to buying and wearing a sari for the first time

If you’ve never worn a sari before, you may think that draping nine yards of fabric around yourself in an attractive way while … View Post
The tale of the unraveling sari

The tale of the unraveling sari

Have you ever wrestled with nine yards of fabric and desperately tried to drape it around your body while watching YouTube tutorials? Yeah, er, … View Post
On why you really should try digging into a plate of rice and curry with your hand

On why you really should try digging into a plate of rice and curry with your hand

Sri Lankans eat with their hands. Actually that’s not correct – Sri Lankans eat with their hand. Their right hand to be precise. (Unless … View Post
The journey from eating rice and beans to eating rice and curry

The journey from eating rice and beans to eating rice and curry

June 2019 marked the 8-year anniversary of my having moved to Sri Lanka. You may be wondering what happens to someone who stays in this … View Post