‘How can you be so laid back?!’ Various friends of mine have asked me this question recently and it’s always whenever a certain (recently recurring) topic happens to crop up in conversation. And that’s the issue of where and how we’ll possibly meet decent guys now that we’ve all left the sociable environment of university and work … More It’ll Happen…
They’re felt, not verbalized, They’re complex and ambiguous, They’re intense and impenetrable, They’re mutual and reciprocal, They’re inimitable and matchless, They’re prized and treasured, They’re unintended and unforeseen, They’re love and understanding, They’re special bonds.
Forgiveness is tough. There’s no quick fix for it. It’s draining and destructive but necessary for one’s well-being. Sometimes it can take years to fully forgive, sometimes just a matter of days/weeks. But the duration until which it is achieved cannot be pre-empted in any way. Forgiveness works in its own time, it cannot be rushed or forced, it’s like … More Forgiveness
A few days ago I got back from a two week holiday in India. I say ‘holiday’ but it wasn’t one of your typically relaxing breaks. Three big fat Indian weddings, three birthday celebrations and a religious function for my late-grandma, were all crammed into the space of our relatively short stay. At one point … More An Unconventional Holiday
Browsing around my Reader and looking at my fellow bloggers’ posts recently, the topics of 2014 and New Year’s Resolutions have been cropping up a lot since December 25th came and went. And why shouldn’t they? Over 7 billion of us are on the brink of saying goodbye to 2013 and welcoming in 2014 with … More A New Year’s Post
She’s the life of the party, intelligent, outgoing and strong, A friendship made with her is sure to be life-long. An infectious personality, always armed with a funny anecdote, To brighten someone’s day she always has the antidote. A pro in dishing out advice and rationalising situations, Alleviating people’s stresses, tensions and frustrations. But now and … More The Strong One
At the moment I’m only working 2/3 days of the week, with no other internships or work placements lined up for a while. So last week I decided to finally get off my backside and do a short placement at the local library as a volunteer, something that I’ve planned on doing for about 6/7 years … More An Unexpected Inspiration
It’s Sunday evening and I’ve been filling in job applications with MTV on in the background for most of the day. At one point, Jennifer Lopez’s song ‘Love Don’t Cost a Thing’ came on. At the time I didn’t really take much notice, looking up to acknowledge the video but that was about it. However, … More No Brands, No Labels