Reverse Culture ShockFlying home was not flying home. Flying home meant grabbing the homing pigeon inside of me and twisting its imaginary magnet one hundred and eighty degrees to the north instead of southwards to Australia. The magnet still twitched stubbornly north even as the plane droned over Darwin, five hours before I finally reached home. Except it wasn't home. Sydney now looked as foreign as the glossy travel leaflets I grabbed from Singapore, its shine not quite matching the missing substance of my once childhood home.Reverse Culture Shock by julietcaesar
"Thank you for choosing Singapore Airlines I hope you will enjoy your stay in Sydney, or a warm welcome home."
Winter air slapped me like a bucket of ice water as I emerged, searching for my parents and my sister. For eight years, their voices were tinny and masked by static on the occasional phone calls home. Today, they sounded as brittle as ever, Australian accents barely sheathing the chill emanating from them.
"Welcome home, sis," said my sister with an unusually bright v
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I'm not active as far as submitting artwork goes. The high deviation count is mostly journal entries and kiriban screenshots.
Current Residence: That is for me to know and you to not find out.
Favourite genre of music: Mostly rock, some classical, a bit of pop...
Favourite style of art: Any as long as it's good.
Favourite cartoon character: Akatsuki (specifically Deidara and Sasori) from Naruto/Naruto Shippuden, Eevee and its evolutions from Pokemon, and Mew Zakuro from Tokyo Mew Mew (among others).
Personal Quote: I put the "pro" in "procrastinate".