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I Sparkled on My Own Terms

Challenge tradition, Embrace authenticity, Be real

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It was my wedding reception.

Let me put this into context for my non-Indian readers. An Indian wedding reception usually happens a day after the wedding. It is an occasion when all friends and family, primarily on the groom’s side, come laden with gifts and good wishes for the newlywed pair. In exchange, the…




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Rhea Anglesey

Rhea Anglesey

Kiwi-Indian writer from NZ. I write Blogs|Personal Essays| MicroFiction. Educator & Lifelong learner|Aspiring Novelist. Find me at

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