Welcome to my blog. I write about fitting in, sticking out, and missing the motherland as a serial foreigner.

February 6th, outsourced

The last acceptable prejudice: accents. Very interesting.

What can a pregnant photojournalist cover? [HT Cait]

A story of drinkers, genocide, and unborn girls: gender imbalances around the world, and the stories behind the data. [HT David]

Why you should care that [the NYT] asked Jennifer Aniston about Brangelina. "When journalists focus so much on the personal in their coverage of female celebrities, they are doing it at the expense of hearing more about the women's work."

I know Left Shark is old news by now, but still: Right Shark had crisp, coordinated moves. Left Shark is drunk. [HT Ashi]

There are two types of kids in school.

When bread bags weren't funny. LOVED this article. [HT Lili]

So, yes, there's going to be a sequel to TKAM, but maybe this news isn't quite what it seems.

Inversion immersion - a beautiful sunset in Portland. [HT Kathy]

Downton Abbey 5.6 (SPOILERS)

Sterling stories