Writing a New Year’s post has become somewhat of a tradition for me since I started this blog 7 years ago. It’s so nice to be able to look back through my little time capsule and see what my annual highlights have been and how they’ve differed from year to year: travel, new jobs, new … More My Final Post of 2020
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
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!
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?!
I’m not usually one to worry or stress, but considering the word “pandemic” is basically just “panic” with a few extra letters thrown in for good measure, it’s hard not to feel a bit on edge right now. It’s the uncertainty that’s scary. I’ve been instructed to work from home “for the foreseeable future.” But … More Don’t Panic, It’s Only A Pandemic
How did we get here? We’re on a path of gloom Avoiding me, sitting there alone in a dark room I don’t need you to tell me what’s wrong, I can read you like a book All it takes is one glance, I can tell from that look You’re in pain, it’s in your eyes, … More Bittersweet