So my family all jetted off to India yesterday. They’re away for two weeks to attend a wedding in Punjab, but sadly I couldn’t join them because I’ve reached the limit on my annual-leave allowance at work. Now I say ‘sadly’ but, cards on the table, I wasn’t really that upset about it. From the second that their tickets were booked, I … More Home Alone
Diwali, aka ‘the festival of lights’, is notoriously celebrated by Hindus all over the world. But why exactly do they celebrate it? To put it plainly and simply they mark this special day in honour of Rama and Sita and their long-awaited return to Ayodhya after fourteen years of exile and the defeat of the evil demon king, Ravana. Lamps … More Black Diwali
It can be so miserable at times to live in England: the country in which it rains 99% of the time. Especially now as we’re approaching Autumn and the days are getting noticeably shorter, I find myself wondering every day, did we even have a Summer?! Now if you work in an office like me, you … More Pathetic Fallacy
All in all last year was a pretty good year for me; I secured two promotions at work, saved a decent amount of money which I’m always adding to, had an insane trip to Punjab with family and a fun holiday to Rome with friends, got addicted to The Mindy Project and Game of Thrones and … More If Not Now, When?
You know those times when you just can’t help but to grin from ear to ear? Those ordinary yet priceless moments that make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside (however ridiculous and insignificant they may seem to the rest of the world!) Well I’ve noted down a few of my own personal favourites: The feeling of … More Simple Things
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