I should lead with the fact that as of beginning this blog post, it is 5:43am. I am - unshockingly, and despite my best efforts - jetlagged. I don't feel guilty about this fact; it just is. But attempting to fall asleep in vain has meant lying awake with my intrusive thoughts. I don't mind … Continue reading Short note: the fallacy of being enough
I don't think I have ever been more aware or conscious of my accent than in the United States. Frankly, I didn't think I had that much of an accent until I got here and started getting complimented on it. I always thought I had a general American accent with a slight Pakistani twang to … Continue reading “I swear this isn’t an accent!”: It totally is.