Last night I went to my friend’s Filipino family’s place for Christmas eve, while my brother went to his girlfriend’s family, who are German. Today my parents are spending Christmas day at their annual gathering of a group of (Jewish) friends. Tonight we’re all having shabbes dinner together, and tomorrow my brother and I are going to the cricket, for the Boxing Day Test.
This is (one of the reasons) why I live in diaspora.
Also because diaspora produces this: