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  1. I got excited when I saw Murakami on your right panel. Love his writing style. His books just calm my anxieties somehow. I’m from Singapore but would love to hear more about life in New York.

  2. Awesome blog! I especially like the one about your name 🙂 I’m asian as well (Filipino) and we just recently migrated to a westernized country. It’s so interesting seeing all the differences. Keep on blogging! 🙂

    1. Thanks! The differences are interesting, right? But people are essentially just people, don’t you think? I hope you’re adjusting well and finding a good balance between the differences and the similarities.

  3. Hey there, having moved to Sydney I’m also struggling with the nickname. Now I’ve adopted a Western sounding first name, I think I also need a westernized last name so I can get some jobs :/ Fair enough thogun, with so many immigrants who don’t speak a word of English, the online recruiters eliminate the ‘foreign’ sounding names. It was fun seeing yout blog. Keep writing and enjoy NYC 🙂

    1. I had the same problem with getting jobs with an ethnic name. My solution was to include my Western middle name along with ‘Sarojini’ instead of using ‘Suzi.’ This seems to help.

      Thanks for reading!

  4. You know I started to read this about a couple weeks ago, and I must admit that this is very funny and amusing to read. I love to read your post because I love New York, only to visit, but you have the courage to live there. But long comment short, your blog is fantastic and amusing.

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