I moved my family to Winnipeg in the dead of winter. There were many reasons for this decision, but coming … Continue reading Winnipeg
Every year, the month of April brings one of the year’s greatest annoyances. Let me explain… I was born in … Continue reading What do the US and Eritrea have in Common?
In Canada, we’re taught “stranger danger” from a very young age. It’s deeply ingrained in our consciousness that talking to … Continue reading Talking to Strangers
Last Friday I learned how to make Pamiri aush, homemade noodle soup. This vegan dish may be served at lunch … Continue reading Pamiri Aush
I was not sure what to expect when I started reading Phil Halton’s This Shall Be a House of Peace, a … Continue reading This Shall Be a House of Peace: A book review
When I was studying Dari in Badakhshan, Afghanistan a few years ago, my language teacher taught me a game. It … Continue reading The Value of Snow
“Come, whoever you are! Wanderer, worshipper, lover of leaving. This is not a caravan of despair. It doesn’t matter if … Continue reading A Trip to Balkh