So I was reading a random Buzzfeed article the other day and it turns out I may be an empath! Not really the most groundbreaking discovery in the big scheme of things, but hey, it got me thinking. Since I was little, often unwittingly, I’ve known how to take a step back from a situation … More I’m An Emotional Sponge!
In eight years you’ve taught me so much. How to bargain, how to be soft, how to put someone else’s needs before my own, how to practice what I preach, how to set boundaries, but most importantly, how to give the best cuddles! You’re a blazing ball of energy that lights up this family with … More My Promise To You
It was a hot Summer’s day in the city of London and there they were: a couple of mid-20 somethings totally and completely engrossed in one another. So engrossed in fact, that the other nine million people roaming the city were no more than an afterthought to them. Like I said, it was a hot … More The One She’d Been Waiting For
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!
Bibi Bhani Ji holds a unique place in Sikh history. She was the mother of the first Sikh martyr, Guru Arjan Dev Ji (the fifth Guru of the Sikhs). She was also the daughter of the third Guru, Guru Amar Das Ji and the wife of fourth Guru, Guru Ram Das Ji. As such, she … More Inspirational Sikh Women: Part 2 – Bibi Bhani Ji
The virus doesn’t move, people move it. We stop moving, the virus stops moving, the virus dies. It’s that simple. As of last night, Boris finally declared a police-enforced lock-down in the UK: hallelujah! As per the new “rules” we’re allowed to leave the house for one form of exercise a day; to buy basic … More Is Smiling Banned Too?!
Mai Bhago was the first Sikh woman to fight on a battlefield as part of the Khalsa army. In 1704, the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji and his Khalsa army were taking refuge at a fortress in the city of Anandpur. The city had been laid under siege by Emperor Aurangzeb’s Mughal army … More Inspirational Sikh Women: Part 1 – Mai Bhago
Head in hands, elbows planted on the mahogany frame of his bedroom window, he gazes laxly into the distance. It’s a Saturday in early Autumn and it’s 6.32pm. Pink, yellow, orange and purple flecks have been smeared across a bluey canvas, dotted with little clouds – almost like an afterthought. The sweet sound of birds … More There’s No Place Like Home
As much as it may suck sometimes, the past cannot be changed: fact. What we can change though, is our reaction to past events. We’re all capable of holding grudges for years and years, most of the time without even realising it! More often than not we forget the actual words that were exchanged, or … More The One Where I Say “Not Today Satan!”