Whether you purposely clicked on my blog just now, or whether you fell down a rabbit hole and ended up here, or even if you’re just scrolling around as a means of procrastination or out of sheer boredom…I just want to say thank you. It’s a great feeling to know that whenever I get a … More I’d Just Like To Thank…You!
My Drafts folder on WordPress is an actual mess. Any OCD sufferers out there, trust me you should count your lucky stars that you’ll never have the misfortune of laying your eyes on it! It’s basically a folder filled with half-finished posts, bullet point lists, quotes that I stumbled upon and considered to be “cool” … More Penny For Your Thoughts
So yesterday night my sister and I decided to watch a film. We were browsing through Netflix when I stumbled upon a new-ish Bollywood movie called Dear Zindagi. My hard-to-please sister typically hates Bollywood. But I’d already watched this one before with a friend, and so I knew that the storyline was one that she would actually appreciate. So … More The Mental Health Taboo
Vaisakhi is an annual religious festival which holds immense importance within the Sikh calendar. Every year around the 13th April, Sikhs all over the globe come together to celebrate Vaisakhi in order to commemorate the official birth of the Khalsa panth (the Sikh community) led by Guru Gobind Singh Ji in 1699. The day of Vaisakhi … More Vaisakhi
Diwali, aka ‘the festival of lights’, is notoriously celebrated by Hindus all over the world. But why exactly do they celebrate it? To put it plainly and simply they mark this special day in honour of Rama and Sita and their long-awaited return to Ayodhya after fourteen years of exile and the defeat of the evil demon king, Ravana. Lamps … More Black Diwali
She’s only human, yet we expect so much from her, Looking back, childhood was such a happy, carefree blur, The image of her kind smile and beauty tattooed in our memory, As we retreat into an idyllic and nostalgic reverie. But over time we mature and start to dig, unearth and analyze, Until slowly but surely her image … More A Shattered Perception
Colourism, or discrimination based on skin colour, is a disease which exists within a large number of ethnic communities. Prejudice against darker skin tones has been a cause for concern for many years and for some reason it’s grown to become taboo to talk about; one of those topics that we sweep under the rug. But … More Colourism