As a Goan born and raised in the suburbia of Bombay, I knew little and had experienced even less, the peculiarities of a typical Goan community. My thirst to understand and to partake in a community of shared values, where one felt a sense of belonging and comfort, something that is proudly exhibited by the inhabitants of native Goa or Goenkars as many prefer to call themselves, only intensified, but was only ever insufficiently satiated through the fragments of memories that my mother narrated sometimes while cooking a curry in the kitchen or holding a cup of sweet, milky tea…

Audrey Fernandes

Hi! I’m Audrey, a writer, editor, and hoarder of good books, films, and music. I mostly review stuff and add a bit of myself in the process of writing them.

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