While many, many wrongs were done during the great ages of Empire, the movement of people around the globe over the last 5,000 years in particular has been of infinite mutual benefit.

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While authenticity does for some remain a significant marker of a place, a culture, a cuisine, there is no nation that can say with hand on heart that it is all their own, that they haven't grown richer as a result of the movement of people from and to their country. we will get our country back, we will get our independence back and we will get our borders back", I struggled to understand his sentiments.

For most of us, the borders of Europe are already strongly marked by the cultures and cuisines of each nation.

We took ten with Shaheen to talk about her business, how she likes to keep healthy and where she likes to grab breakfast in Perth. I was born in Bombay and have lived all over the world, but Perth has been home for the last 20 years and I love living here.

I still get homesick, for so many places, and when I’m homesick I cook.

I have always believed in union, that given a chance, the world's people would indeed, in the words of slain British MP Jo Cox, have more in common.

I am a hybrid of many cultures myself, Indian, Portuguese, Indonesian, Dutch, Filipino; my children are part Irish and I live in Australia.

From the juice cleanse companies to the healthy cafes, from the wellness warriors to the hip yoga studios sprouting up all over town, Perth has got it going on.

To celebrate all of Perth’s health magic, we’ve created a cool little health and wellness series which will allow you to gain insight into the lives of some of Perth’s healthiest cool cats.

I love Indian food, cooking it and sharing it with the people I love.