Growing up with Demons in Kathmandu

What do you deduce about a city from the fact that there are temples on every street, on every block in the city? There are a lot of demons. And we carry them around, wherever we go. A lot of our prayers are constant battles with these demons. This Saturday, I participated in a small…Read more Growing up with Demons in Kathmandu

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In Conversation With a Bully

Khush has been a total challenge to me since the last year. Last week, I had a chance to talk to him.Khush had decided not to participate in a class that my friend was delivering. Instead, he had chosen to read a book. I can't exactly remember which one but I want to. I will…Read more In Conversation With a Bully

Why School Doesn’t Suck While Schools Very Well do

In a recent StartEdUp podcast episode, educator Don Wettrick discussed an important question. "If we just invented school tomorrow, like it somehow never existed, what would we start with? Or, metaphorically, if we burned school to the ground, what would we start if we had to start all over?" Now take some time to think…Read more Why School Doesn’t Suck While Schools Very Well do

Thank you Notes for a Couple Best Friends

To,The middle-aged Kirat with a flat nose and a big family.I Thank the freaking Himalaya for the silt from Kanchanjungha, carried away by Tamor, that made you, eventually.You're the chief reason my father unlocks his phone every evening and gets connected to the internet.The list of reasons is not very long, to be honest.1. His…Read more Thank you Notes for a Couple Best Friends