Sensitive content - this post contains the topic of suicide You know how algorithms on social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram work right? Even if you aren't sure how they work, you probably have some understanding of them and if not, you've probably had moments where you've been terribly upset by them. Moments… Continue reading Oh What Pain…
She's spiralling again. And yes, she's entirely still Her body is in one position, while her mind goes a mile a minute She hears them call themselves stupid and tears fill her eyes as she turns towards the demeaning voices, and with the most profound conviction says, 'never, never call yourself stupid!' She explains how… Continue reading It’s Another Day
I am not a nomad That's too fancy a word to describe me It will be a dishonour to true nomads to call myself that But still, I drift, homeless with a roof over my head Questions of who I am and why I am pouring in at every waking moment From here to there… Continue reading Where Is Mine?
'Hey xxx, I'm going to log off now. Have terrible menstrual cramps. I'll complete the task tomorrow and let you know' This was the simple message I left to two colleagues before I signed off work the other day and laid on my bed with a hot water bottle on my back. This simple message… Continue reading About Periods… 😎
I wonder what you hear when I say I’m tired. I wonder if you think me lazy. I wonder how many more sentences I can squeeze out while you figure it out. I wonder how long it will take for you to understand my language. I wonder… because I really am tired. I wonder but… Continue reading Musings of a Busy Mind
The dreams we hoped for with deep longing are now becoming the memories we strive endlessly to hold onto to. It’s been quiet here for a little too long hasn’t it? I can’t even make excuses, life has just been happening. Life with all its twists, turns and time we can never get back. Anyway,… Continue reading The Dream, The Living and The Fading
For more than a year now, I’ve been job hunting and the deeper I get into this, the more I question myself. I’ve caught myself questioning my capability to do many things. Sending tens of applications, constantly getting rejections, getting a handful of responses and almost no request for interviews can do that to a… Continue reading I’ll Keep Trying
It’s been an incredible ride with surprises on every turn. And no, not the good kind We’ve heard stories from our worst nightmares. We’ve had our feet pulled from under us by sudden deaths. Our shoulders have slumped with nowhere else but 6 feet below to go. Our faith has been shaken and we remain… Continue reading 2020, Can We Please Stop Now😔?
In the third week of March when the Coronavirus lockdown began for me, I spent a lot of time looking out of my window. Behind and above the windows, roofs and chimneys that make up my view is a sea of trees that I feel would be a wonder to take a stroll under. In… Continue reading No Breaks Here
I was riding the bus home the other day, trying to distract myself from the loud chatter of the teenagers on board. Usually, I’d be reading a book, listening to music or watching a movie. This particular day, I was watching a movie but the voices were so loud. Laughing, talking and generally seeming very… Continue reading Vanishing Childhoods