Sometimes I wonder, whenever I curse myself and lament the annoying tendency that I have to “overthink”, have I actually been overthinking, or have I simply been thinking… Rarely are my thoughts ever obsessive or irrational (well at least they don’t appear to be in my mind!). They don’t really stress me out and there’s … More To Think Or To Overthink, That Is The Question
For some reason, the first thing that pops in to my mind whenever I think of Valentine’s Day is that Simpsons episode where Ralph is the only kid who doesn’t receive a card from his classmates. So in an act of kindness, Lisa writes him one. “You choo, choo, choose me?” My heart melts whenever … More A Consumerist Ploy Or A Day Of Love?
My Mum is a minimalist in every sense of the word, particularly when it comes to self-care and beauty. Conveniently, she’s also naturally stunning (yep she’s one of those!) even at the ripe age of 62. As a result, the only beauty advice I’ve ever received from her is that less is more; that I … More 22 Beauty Hacks For My Future Daughter
So it’s December 31st 2019, aka time to get reflective! This year has honestly flown by for me; I know, I know people always say that, but I genuinely mean it! 2018 on the other hand, did not fly by. It was a very “meh” kind of year for me, nothing particularly bad happened, but … More The Obligatory New Year’s Eve Post
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
Who would’ve thought that a six foot mass of green PVC plastic could bring me such joy! So, on Sunday I finally put our Christmas tree up, under the watchful eye of my three-year-old niece who opted to watch Peppa Pig on the laptop instead of jumping at the chance to help me assemble and … More Our 6ft Mass Of Green PVC Plastic Is Up!
Very recently I was diagnosed with Blepharitis, nothing life-threatening, just a pain in my backside! It basically means that due to blocked up glands around my eyelashes, my eyelids and under eyes can swell up at the drop of a hat, making me look like I’ve been punched in the face. Blepharitis flare ups can … More The One Where Little Miss Confident Becomes Insecure
This is the tale of Bandi Chhor Divas – the day of liberation, celebrated by Sikhs all over the globe. The year was c.1617 and the sixth Sikh Guru, Guru Hargobind Ji was living in Amritsar. Mughal Emperor Jahangir, based in Agra, ruled over the whole of India and Chandu Shah, a rich banker, had … More The Tale Of Bandi Chhor Divas
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