Codeswitching

The timbre of my voice, whether I string my words together or chop them up with little breaks in between, the speed of which I convey something, and if the sentences come out in a single language or multiple ones – it all depends on who is on the receiving end of what I’m going to say…

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A City of Festivals (Part 3)

This is the third and final part of my blog series on festivals in Singapore. Indian festivals are my area of expertise, of course. The best part about festivals has to be the food…

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A City of Festivals (Part 2)

Previously, I talked about the Muslim festivals that are celebrated in Singapore. Chinese people also celebrate various festivals throughout the year, the most notable being the Chinese New Year…

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Welcome to My Kaleidoscopic World

Hi, my name is Taina, and I am still trying to piece together my growing patchwork of an identity. I was born in Singapore and lived there until moving to Boston for college at age 19 – which was pretty much as far away from home as I could possibly be.

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My Never-ending Exploration

I was born and raised in Singapore. Growing up, I was fortunate enough to travel to various countries and live in different cities, such as Dubai, Delhi and Bombay.

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