The name on my birth certificate reads Sezin Piotruszewicz Menekshe Rajandran. I was named with the same initials as my grandfather on my father's side, SPM Rajandran. He died just months before I was born, and in fact my mom was so upset at his funeral that her amniotic sack tore and she might have… Continue reading What’s In A Name?
Settling into life in Prague.
Regardless of whether or not a nation or people think they have racial tension within their borders or society, they do. Many nations (and people) will say that they don't have problems of race, but rather problems of culture, or foreigners or socio-economic status. However this is far from true and racism exists on so… Continue reading Rachel Tension
Just the best food ever.
You know how in movie theatres they'll assign you seats as a default on your ticket, and in most places in the world it means nothing? Well, not in Prague. Here, they assign you seats and you are expected to stick by them. Even if the theatre is totally empty. True story: if you happen… Continue reading Inside the Box