Vietnam. Photo by Kenznguyen.

Vietnam. Photo by Kenznguyen.

Ngoài kịch bản (Throwing Out The Script)

First published by Woroni, the ANU student newspaper, on 22 March 2017. By ATHENODORA.

I’m more fluent in English than in my mother tongue – there’s no getting around it.

This has worked out well for me so far, seeing as I’m in a predominantly English-speaking country. With any luck, I can even play with people’s perceptions of me as ‘the Asian kid with the accent’ by delivering better witticisms than they’d expected to hear from my mouth.