From mellow to high: How the movement to legalise marijuana is lighting up Nepal
Despite a long and storied history of cannabis in Nepali culture, the cultivation and consumption of marijuana remains illegal, punishable by harsh jail terms and steep fines. Some people say it’s high time that changed.
Homecoming, for some, is an utterly unspectacular process
For many people, ‘coming home’ is not a financial, political or social option. And for others, especially those with financial security, it is fundamentally of choice--which makes it utterly unspectacular.
In Kathmandu, intersectional identities are only celebrated if they don’t manifest in ‘Indianness’
When my newlywed mother, originally a Malaysian of Indian origin, first came to Nepal, she disliked the taste of dahl. It was too thick, laced with difference and heavy with otherness. But she made do.