A Whole New World

Life is funny isn’t it. You can never predict the twists and turns it’ll take! For instance, if someone told the 21 year old version of me that in 8 years time I’d be living nearly 200 miles from home with a whole new family, I’d most likely laugh in their face. That’s not to … More A Whole New World

Growing Pains

I stumbled upon an interesting quote the other day: friendship isn’t about being the same, it’s about being on the same page. But what if you feel like you’re not even in the same book anymore, let alone on the same page! Okay, let me explain. When you’re a bright-eyed, carefree student, life is nothing … More Growing Pains

India’s Rape Culture

Today it’s been exactly two years since the brutal gang rape of 23 year old physiotheraphy student Jyoti Singh on a bus in Delhi, a case which provoked outrage all over the world. Flicking through the newspaper about a week ago I stumbled upon another story which stated that a 26 year old Indian woman had reportedly been … More India’s Rape Culture

Growing Up

I guess it was inevitable. After leaving university and almost immediately securing steady 9-5 jobs, a few of my friends have already begun to mosey on down those paths sign-posted: ‘settle down’, ‘marriage’ and ‘time to get serious’, and honestly I’m happy for them. Each of them has a well-thought-out life plan and they know exactly what they want both … More Growing Up