In Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood, Tollywood etc. whenever the on-screen characters have a problem, it’s usually followed by a direct confrontation and a bit of turbulence along the way, but in the end there’s always a positive outcome. This is the typical movie formula and it runs like clockwork. You’re probably thinking, “Well duh Sharan of course … More Confrontation In Real Life Isn’t Like The Movies!
For some reason, the first thing that pops in to my mind whenever I think of Valentine’s Day is that Simpsons episode where Ralph is the only kid who doesn’t receive a card from his classmates. So in an act of kindness, Lisa writes him one. “You choo, choo, choose me?” My heart melts whenever … More A Consumerist Ploy Or A Day Of Love?
So it’s December 31st 2019, aka time to get reflective! This year has honestly flown by for me; I know, I know people always say that, but I genuinely mean it! 2018 on the other hand, did not fly by. It was a very “meh” kind of year for me, nothing particularly bad happened, but … More The Obligatory New Year’s Eve Post
At the end of March 2019, I made the decision to give up drinking, for good. Having been what I would classify as a “social drinker” for nine years, at the start of this year I realised that I was slowly but surely starting to become dependent on alcohol. The thought of dancing or talking … More “You’re Teetotal Now?!”
How amazing is that feeling when you share an uncontrollable, spontaneous fit of laughter with another person. When your entire body is heaving, eyes filled with tears, unable to utter a single word, just pure, unadulterated joy. So much laughter that it eventually ceases to even be a sound; you’re just both sitting there rocking … More It’s The Little Things
Open your eyes and look around, What is it that’s got you feeling so down? Worry? Anger? Life’s becoming a bore? Well for the next 30 seconds just think: what am I grateful for? My family and friends, the roof above my head, The fact that I’m employed, have access to the internet and all … More Turn That Frown Upside Down
Me, me, me. My life is so awful, everyone else around me is moving ahead, reaping benefits, being happy, while I’m stuck here like a little rain cloud. That’s how I felt recently, like a bitter, miserable person that I didn’t want to be around, let alone inflict my company on anyone else! And I … More Opening My Eyes To Sikhi
I’m sorry for all the times I used my sharp tongue to cut you I’m sorry for all the times I didn’t return your calls/texts I’m sorry for all the times I didn’t think before I spoke I’m sorry for all the times I was cold when you needed … More An Open Apology
Flushed cheeks and watery eyes, the crisp morning breeze streamed rabidly through her hair. Teeth chattering, she glanced upwards momentarily, the mammoth flame was growing steadily. She stretched her arms out and wiggled her fingers, the heat began to warm her fingertips. There were 16 of them, to be precise; divided into four compartments of … More The Perfect Morning
They tell you what they know you want to hear, Assign terms of affection like “babe” “hun” “dear”. They’re quick to promise you the world, Assure you that you’re their number one girl. Make future plans and talk about settling down, Make you feel like a queen without the crown. But you need to know … More Another One Bites The Dust