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Old world socials

Dusk falls. Children play in the dusty roads, chasing cricket balls. In the near distance, women, in pairs and trios, stroll towards us, snatches of their chatter and laughter reaching us through the air. I turn to smile at my … Continue reading

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Am I not part of the family?

“Am I not part of the family?” My maid asked, indignantly. I looked up from my iPad, startled. “I’m sorry?” “Am I not part of the family?” She repeated, uttering each word more forcefully. “That family in the other flat … Continue reading

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