I came across the poem below from 2019 (unbelievable as it may sound that's all of three years ago). So some context - outside a shared institution, I realised a shift in some friendships. And I started to think about what a friend is, how far you draw in friends, what you say and what … Continue reading We were strangers
For a work assignment - if you dare believe it - one of my colleagues had to write a love letter. Wild stuff. Interesting stuff. And as we all reviewed it, we got to talking about love letters and letters in general. (I personally hope me and my person - if they are there - … Continue reading On letter writing
MIDDLE NAME - INSECURE. Hey there, Not there...Here. Nope, further down in the back. Further...ffffuuurrttthher. Yep, that's me in the corner with my head bent in seeming concentration while my thoughts highlight every point where I’ve gone wrong in the past five minutes. I’m not vocal enough, I’m not funny enough, I'm not friendly enough, … Continue reading These Scattered Thoughts.
I had the opportunity to attend a Women's Virtual meet yesterday. I'm not usually the kind of person who does that and going in I had my own speculations about the entire setup. The questions started off light and funny - they were playing 'Never have I ever'. And the stories that backed up their … Continue reading Speak Life
Through out most of last week, I kept thinking about friends...and how we go our separate ways even though that's not how we ever saw things playing out. Sort of allowing people to grow and accepting that sometimes that growth will not include you. While I was thinking of my own role in friendship breakups, … Continue reading On Friendship Breakups
Because September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month... ...this is a reminder to be kind! You have no idea what some people are walking through but you can be the reason they hope anew. So if you can, this week, reach out to a friend you haven't heard from in a while. Let them know you … Continue reading The World Outside Your Window
I started watching the Korean Drama 'SKY Castle' sometime last week. It is about the cutthroat education experience that some students are exposed to. This concent is explored through the dynamics of five different families in an upper class neighbourhood and the seemingly ridiculous extents they go to to secure certain things for their children. … Continue reading All Work and No Play!
Have you read the book with the same title by Eric Smith as yet? Well, I enjoy reading comments. Like on YouTube channels - personally I think that reading the comments while watching the video heightens the experience. And of late, I have also been drawn to reviews on Goodreads. Sure some people may say … Continue reading Don’t read the comments!
At this point, online anything has mostly become common place. We live in a time where most love stories (because I watch plenty of those - if you read the previous post) have an element of social media. Whether they met on Instagram or Facebook, even Tiktok. Let's not get even get into the online … Continue reading Navigating online relationships
When is the right time to start telling children about money? Because I'm constantly thinking that I came to the conversation quite late. Like an active participation. Because I don't think you can make it beyond five years with no idea of money and how well it smooths life over. And at this age, it's … Continue reading Biz and Tech Week: Conversations I should have had.