Words by Tess Astle Art by Joanna Leucuta
Owning an Australian passport is one thing, but understanding Australian slang is a whole new level of citizenship.
What’s your number? The double entendre I fear the most.
How do you know when a politician is lying? Their lips are moving. I’ve heard this joke more times than I can count.
For eighteen years I tried to be everything but the Asian stereotype. I swam up to five times a week, played cricket, tennis, sucked at maths, and then I got to university and didn’t give a shit anymore. … All grown up… Asian in Australia