I want to make a difference in this world, however minute it may be. Whether it’s making someone feel loved, or understood, or inspired, even just for a split second, my entire existence will feel like it was worth it. I’m not money-driven, never have been. Material wealth comes and goes. But if I’m fortunate … More I Was Here
2018… well what can I say? It’s the end of a chapter, time to call it a day. But first let’s reflect on the year that’s gone by, The poignant moments that made us collectively rejoice/scream, “Why oh why?!” Brexit updates and France taking home the World Cup, Dominated much of the tabloids, as well … More Thank You, Next
Am I the only one who’s been smiling like a Cheshire Cat ever since the clocks went back last weekend…I’ll take that as a yes!😂 Look, Summer’s great and everything, I enjoy topping up my Vitamin D levels as much as the next person, I really do. But ever since the temperature dropped 10 degrees, … More Sayonara Summer!
As I’ve mentioned in some of my earlier posts, from a young age my dad drummed into my head that it’s better to be a person with opinions than an empty vessel that doesn’t stand for anything. But as of recently I’ve started to pay attention to the repercussions of ‘being opinionated’. It’s all well … More Be Informed, Not Just Opinionated
In many respects 2017 started off as being one of the best years I’ve had in a while. But for the UK nation as a whole, so far it’s been one filled with anxiety and uncertainty. Three attacks in the last three months, in Westminster, Manchester and now most recently London Bridge, have instilled fear … More Troublesome Times
When you have a large extended family or live in a close-knit community that holds strong traditions and values often any major/minor decisions that you make bring with them the stinking undertone of what will people think? For example: quitting your job with no backup plan, leaving your degree halfway through to go travelling, marrying a middle-aged Rasta because you … More What Will People Think?!
A Buzzfeed reporter took the words right out of my mouth in a recently published article regarding Snapchat and its controversial ‘beauty’ filters. I was actually discussing this topic with my sister a few weeks back, pondering whether or not to write about it but they beat me to the punch; damn you Buzzfeed! Although all tantrums aside, of course … More Is Snapchat Racist?
Do you believe that there’s one person on this planet who was made for you and vice versa? That we all have one special person who we’re destined to be with forever and ever? I’m not so sure if I do. Don’t get me wrong, I do believe that soul-mates exist (growing up watching Bollywood movies … More Soul-Mate?
Over the past couple of days we’ve all seen the harrowing photographs of Aylan Kurdi: a little boy of three years old and probably no more than three feet tall. Wearing a red t-shirt and blue shorts, he was washed up on the Turkish shores as he attempted to reach sanctuary with his mother and five … More R.I.P Humanity?
So I’ve been thinking about this topic for a while now: are star signs trustworthy? I know that it’s a huge generalisation to make but in my experience people tend to possess certain character traits depending on their respective zodiac signs. For instance, Leos are usually assertive, Scorpios are known to be passionate, Cancerians are notorious for their emotional tendencies, etc etc. And I … More Horoscopes