Hello You! You’re 15 years old, sat in science, staring at that Bic fine pen and wondering at what point would it be acceptable to stab that idiot (boy) in the eye, the one who keeps flicking rubber at you. Don’t. Ignore him, he probably fancies you, but doesn’t know how to tell you. I…Read More
Have you ever had that gut-wrenching feeling deep in your stomach, where you feel something isn’t right? You know when you were younger and your Mum told you that if something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t and to always trust your instinct .Read More
Hi All! With it being Valentines day, I thought it is excellent timing for this post. Over the weekend, I met an old friend for coffee and we got talking. Her parents are trying to find her the perfect ‘suitor’. This friend of mine is Asian and after several failed attempts at dating, she decided…Read More
Take your mind out of the gutter. Seriously, come on now. This is not a biology lesson. My sister’s labour date is fast approaching. As a family we are so excited for this new, little bundle of joy to enter our lives. We feel so blessed. It has got me reminiscing at my own pregnancies…Read More
When I think back to some moments from my childhood, I cannot help but laugh. That deep, hearty, belly laugh, where all 32 teeth are on display. Being Indian, you dread seeing that one Aunt who cannot resist a smutty double entendre. ‘Beta (daughter) you have gone healthy’. This is often said whilst simultaneously pulling…Read More
I know you’re thinking; is this a ‘Biff,Chip and Kipper’ story?
I’m afraid there is no way to sugarcoat this experience, I have become my Mum. During the morning I often find myself in a state of anguish and panic. I feel harassed aRead More
I got 99 problems but gluten ain’t one…Wait actually it is. I have coeliac disease., pronounced see-liac. I love doing that!
My gluten free intolerance is not part of a hipster fad. I have to avoid gluten out of necessity. Coeliac disease is a life long auto immune condition. To put it in simple terms if I was superman, gluten would be my kryptonite.
The day before new year, I remember being in a state of awe. It is not often I find myself dumb- founded. Here, I was surrounded by breath-taking beauty of the greatest magnitude (High Atlas, Morocco). The valleys felt so remote, and indeed a far cry from the hustle and bustle of England. I remember…Read More