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Expat Files: Negotiating Piet

In my first piece for Roet in het Eten I wrote about my experience as an expat experiencing Zwarte Piet season for the first time. In it, I described the difficulty of wandering through the charming streets of Amsterdam seeing Piet’s in all the windows and the powerlessness I felt at having no choice but […]

Decolonial Love

“Guess who’s coming to dinner?” was the title of the American 1967 box office hit that starred Sidney Poitier and Katherine Hepburn among others. The story was a controversial one at that time in the United States: a young white woman from a liberal upper-class background marries a black man and brings him home to […]