In the last year or so I’ve had a massive epiphany: my parents are not perfect. They’re not always right and they don’t always do the right thing. Ok, you’re probably sitting there thinking wow, did you just clock on to the fact that Santa Claus isn’t real either? But seriously, it’s been a big realisation … More Parents
A few days ago a fellow blogger kindly re-blogged one of my posts on his site. He also included a few lines in which he referred to me as a being an ‘Indian university graduate’ and that really got me thinking. Whilst I may have been raised by parents who both emigrated from India and have … More A Nationality Conundrum
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
When it comes to mainstream TV shows, racial minorities are extremely under-represented. Particularly with regards to the American dramas that my friends and I watch regularly, (90210, The Big Bang Theory, One Tree Hill, Pretty Little Liars, Desperate Housewives) there’s always an overwhelming majority of white actors holding down all of the main parts, something that … More Where’s The Racial Diversity On Mainstream TV Shows?
Sikhism is one of the youngest and most widespread religions in the world. I’ve lived my whole life with the knowledge that I’m a born-follower of this religion, I am a Sikh. From a young age I would accompany my mum to the Gurdwara (temple) either for religious programmes held by friends and family, for festivals … More Religion Vs Culture: Being Sikh Vs Being Punjabi