Finding a Home in the City of Lights

Home is a feeling, not just a place. Author’s Note: This was my contest piece during the International Speech Contest Area Level Contest, Toastmasters International, Manila on 19 Feb. 2022. The last time I competed was in 2011 so it felt great joining the contest again. Honestly, I was thinking of backing out a few…

Emi in Paris

Recently, I started watching Season 2 of Emily in Paris after a long break from watching Season 1. The vibe is the same–cool, fun, trendy. What I like most about each episode is that there’s always a misadventure that Emily runs into but she almost always pulls it off. I could relate to her efforts…