On Saturday night I went out to a club and was hit on by a couple of guys. One watched me for the duration of two whole songs (not even being slightly subtle, literally stood still in the middle of the dance floor) and then crept over when I headed to the bar, grabbed me by the waist and … More Be A Gent
Last weekend we were all crammed around the bathroom mirror engaging in our unique beauty regimes before a night out. Gluing on eyelashes to accentuate our eyes, dabbing on foundation to even-out our complexions and spraying our hair with various products to make it appear thicker and fuller. And it got me thinking. In effect, … More Feel Good
Recently I became aware of the global Ban Bossy campaign that’s been going on. It seems to be spreading like wildfire over all social media platforms, (Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, there’s even a website dedicated to the cause) and so I thought that I might as well throw in my two cents. Facebook chief operating … More Banning Bossy? How Bossy!
An explosion of exotic-coloured outfits: mango orange, ruby red, peacock blue, emerald green Glossy tresses of black hair are flicked back and forth in conversation Sparkling bindis are centred between immaculately shaped eyebrows Bright almond-shaped eyes are lined with thick black kohl Rosy, soft cheeks brush familiar faces when meeting and greeting Cherry lips part to reveal warm, … More The Beauty Of Indian Women
There are so many preconceived notions about women that exist in society. So many that I’d probably be sitting here typing for a week straight if I resolved to bullet point each and every one that I’ve ever come across in my entire life so far! Women are horrendous drivers, women cannot follow directions, women … More Debunking Female Stereotypes
Girls and makeup go hand in hand, like boys and football, fish and chips, England and rain… Miley Cyrus and scandal! From an early age, we all observed our mothers getting ready in front of their bedside mirrors before a party/function. An assortment of cosmetic products spread out before her like multi-coloured wrapped candies. The … More Dreaming of Being A Big Girl
That twinkle in your eye? That crinkle in your nose? That crease in your cheek? That warm, beaming smile? That familiar, melodious laugh? That soft, honest tone of voice? That infectious aura that radiates from your entire being? Beauty is truly in the eyes of the beholder… it cannot be limited and it cannot be … More An Interpretation Of Beauty
A couple of days ago I asked a movie-addict friend to recommend me a good old-fashioned sappy rom-com. And she urged me to find an online link to the well-known 1989 film When Harry Met Sally. So I thought why not? I’d never seen it before but it’s always sounded like one of those films … More Can Men And Women Truly Maintain Platonic Friendships?
I recently realised that being on the receiving-end of lewd stares and crude comments from unknown men is a common occurrence in my day-to-day life and up until now I’ve never questioned why that is or whether it’s fair to be objectified on the basis of my sex. And such an issue is faced by … More Day- To- Day Sexual Harassment Endured By Women