When Amarjit Kaur moved to New Zealand with a toddler and baby on the way, the last thing she expected was to develop a close friendship with a stranger at the bus stop. Adrianne Smith became a dear friend, but after Amarjit moved with her family to Australia, they lost connection. This story is about Amarjit's search to find Adrianne Smith.
Maya-Rose decided to go to India because she had a double-edged desire to be a hippie anthropologist and a technologically savvy Mother Teresa. Her idealistic efforts were soon turned upside down.
After her mother passed away, Asha dedicated her life to honouring her mum's memory and spirit. But she soon found herself stuck in a continuing cycle of trying to live up to her mum's expectations, or what she thought they were.
Anju Sivarajah was a witness to extreme violent genocide in Sri Lanka when she was five years old. The recent terrorist bombings in April 2019 have forced Anju to relive difficult memories. She reflects on how her mixed Sinhalese, Burgher and Tamil heritage has made her strong.
Nisha D’cruz moved from Malaysia to Perth, and then Kalgoorlie. Her new home was unfamiliar, cold yet bright and sunny. Nisha spent weeks staring at the ceiling trying to be anywhere but here, anywhere but her unfamiliar self.
© 2022 Centre for Stories / Site by Super Minimal