Wandering around Hue in Vietnam a few years ago, I started chatting with a lovely couple, whose son was furious he had been left out of the conversation and attempted to come outside too. Sometimes, things don’t work out quite the way you envision them in your head.
I was born in England and raised all over the world, but I'm a Punjabi boy at heart. Give me a bread pakora and a mango lassi and we'll be friends for life. I teach creative writing in New York City and blog about race/representation, travel, lit life, and being a Papa at NavdeepSinghDhillon.com. I am a regular parenting blogger for Mom.me, and have written for many print and online publications. In my spare time, I Papa and I husband. Follow my tweets @navdeep_dhillon and @ishqinabackpack.