This is a bit late, but I wanted to greet all women a happy International Women’s Day. To commemorate this day, I read some poems written by Nepali women. I like to get to know people through their personal stories, but because I’m not exactly good at socializing, besides I can’t speak Nepali (yet!), I stick to… Continue reading International Women’s Day
Scott: Let’s go to clean Bhagmati river. Ellie: There’s still a clean section of Bhagmati river? Where is that? Scott: No, it’s all dirty. That’s why I’m suggesting that we go and clean it. Ellie: …… That was our conversation when I asked Scott what he wanted to do for his birthday. It’s not your typical answer, but… Continue reading Scott’s Birthday: Year 1
Being in our first year of marriage brings a lot of firsts. February 14, 2017 was our first Valentine’s Day as a married couple. And being in a long distance relationship prior to getting married, it was also our first Valentine’s Day spent together. We’re not planners. And we’re not so attached to it as… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Celebration: Year 1
The day after our wedding, I was given a set of things that I had to wear everyday, including the glass bangles. I don’t wear a watch or bracelets so I was not used to having something on my wrists. I would bump my wrist on the door and I would break one, I would do… Continue reading Level Up
I did this doodle today, while waiting for lunch to cook. The last one I did before this one was almost a year ago. I forgot how relaxing and enjoyable it is. So here’s the first of what I’m hoping will be many.
Click here for Part 1 and Part 2 of this series of posts. When we filed our application, the person at the district administration office told us to come back after 15 days. So after two weeks, we did. But first, we went back to the district police office with the letter from the local… Continue reading HOW TO: Marriage Registration in Nepal for a Nepali and a Foreigner (Part 3)
Exactly one year ago from today, I registered this blog on WordPress. That was shortly after Scott and I started talking about the wedding, and I started reading up on cross-cultural relationships and Nepali weddings. That’s how I came across NepaliAustralian. M wrote a series of blog posts about her traditional Nepali wedding. Life took… Continue reading First Anniversary and NepaliAustralian’s Blog Awards