I hate leaving things incomplete, whether that is chores, books or relationships. Nearly everything I start, I like to finish (or at least finish in my mind). It is a personal quirk of mine, and can be quite an annoying one, … Continue reading Unfinished business
A sea of black An ocean of tears Where have you gone Why have you left here? Your time had come But why so soon? You were young yet your life was in bloom Your laughter and that … Continue reading Till we meet again…
Doesn’t life seem to be a series of decisions sometimes? Good ones, bad ones, little and large ones, accidental ones, subconscious ones and well thought out ones too. Yet, at the moment of decision making, we have no way of … Continue reading Decisions, decisions…
“You’ve gained weight,no?” A cousin of my husband’s stated this gleefully, looking at me for agreement. She wanted me to say yes and look ashamed, as I had done many times before in the years gone by. You see, I … Continue reading The bane of body shaming
Where were you born? And what did you do to deserve that? If you are reading this, there is a pretty good chance that you grew up in a relatively rich country, possibly a Western democracy. It is probably safe … Continue reading The trouble with Brexit (Part 3): Project Fear: non-EU immigration
What an incredible weekend I have just had! My first ever Pride parade and attendance at the Attitude Pride awards. It has been illuminating, educational, poignant and exhilarating. My first contact with a gay person was at the age of … Continue reading All routes (should) lead to love
So, I took a month off social media in June. This really meant no Facebook, Messenger, Instagram or Whatsapp for an entire month. I have done this previously when going on holiday, as a means of staying ‘in the moment’, … Continue reading A necessary evil?