How Mehndi Helped Me Embrace My South Asian Roots During the Pandemic
I started hating this tradition. In doing so, I ran from myself, more worried about whether my authentic self was acceptable. I would make faces and moan about how annoying the process of applying and removing Mehndi is – just like my British friends do now – while also secretly loving how beautiful and elegant my hands looked.
Dispatch Before a Pandemic New Year’s Eve
fumbling for gratitude at the end of a truly shit year