POV Everything is Fair in Water and War: How I Beat 10-year-olds at Swimming
I never learned to swim as a child; my landlocked family believed that Maths tuition was a more pressing investment. So at 25, when I signed up for classes at Very Maharashtrian Sports ComplexTM, I was in the company of only 10-year-olds. Suddenly, the moustache I grew over the summer felt like a terrible idea.Add to list
Social Commentary Why Do We Never Call Out Bigotry Within Our Families?
As woke millennials, it’s our duty to speak to our friends about consent, to call out their misogyny. But rarely do we direct this sense of purpose toward our own family. We never call out that bigoted cousin or the proudly homophobic parent.Add to list
Social Commentary Desi “Driver”, English Mem: The Difficulty of Being a Brown Boyfriend
I visited an elephant sanctuary in Jaipur with my white British girlfriend and her friends. The owner grabbed me by the arm at the door and asked, “Driver ho na aap?”Add to list