Lost: Letter from Panjim

Lost: Letter from Panjim

Letter from Panjim Chryselle D’Silva Dias India It is just past 10pm on a weekday evening when I do something unusual. My son is safely in bed, dreaming of Legos and superheroes. This is usually wind-down time, a precious last few hours to catch up with...
Lost: Letter from Hong Kong

Lost: Letter from Hong Kong

Letter from Hong Kong Sa’diyya Nesar Hong Kong I grew up during the ‘90s, just as the British colony of Hong Kong was being handed back to China. With the official handover in 1997 looming, I would peek out of the car window to catch anything different besides...
Lost: Letter from Nairobi

Lost: Letter from Nairobi

Letter from Nairobi Wanjeri Gakuru Kenya I. At the foot of the small dusty hill between Naivasha Road and Gitanga Road, I watched an elderly woman knit. Needles clicked and fingers coaxed yarn through loops to feed a bright woollen square. She was a bit of an oddity...