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Which Olympic Team Do You Support?

TweetThe other day, someone talking to me referred to the Indian team at the Olympics as ‘your lot’. Naturally, me being me, this aroused all kinds of questions in my head about identity. Long story short: Yes, I am ethnically … Continue reading

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What Makes You British?

TweetBack in January I blogged about having a mixed and somewhat confused cultural identity. I got quite a lot of feedback about it, online and offline, and it certainly seemed to resonate with people. Being British but not ‘looking’ British … Continue reading

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Young and Indian and On The Telly

TweetI have to say, I was pretty excited when Frieda Pinto recently became a L’Oreal girl. At last, an Indian girl on mainstream advertising!  I think it’s safe to label that: progress. As a young (culturally confused) British Indian whose … Continue reading

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What’s Your Cultural Identity?

TweetAh identity. It’s a funny old thing. When I was growing up, particularly as a teen, my cultural identity was definitely something I struggled with.  I doubt I realised it at the time of course, and probably just put it … Continue reading

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