I do not recall who said this, but it is true- that age comes with wisdom and experience (and eventually senior citizen discounts). The wisdom you might not always use, the experience may not always make you act differently in a similar situation, and the senior person discounts- I will think about that later! My … Continue reading The Scanty Diary of a Turning Thirty Year Old
With personal branding, people buy you, and eventually this comes with its challenges but Vava says she does not imagine herself not being the brand. It can get exhausting but it is a strong way to have a brand. This goes without saying for someone like Vava, who has a strong presence accompanied by her … Continue reading Coffee Stories: Vava on Being the Face of the Brand – PART THREE
That subtle breeze cast the fumes on me like a shared secret. I involuntarily inhaled as though I was supposed to.
I’m sorry, For the time I hurt you to be true to myself, For the time you hurt me to be true to yourself, And I did not understand, What you had reciprocated. I’m sorry, For the time I said I had forgiven you, But my hot tears burnt like the embers of hell, Which … Continue reading Dear World, I’m Sorry!
I once visited the hospital Anne-Marie works in for a check up. When I called her, she prompted me to pass by and say hello to her in the Intensive Care Unit, where she is stationed. As I got into the unit, I heard groans of someone in pain, and the beeping of what I … Continue reading Doctor Anne-Marie’s Journey to ICU
Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi et al. Our heroes and freedom fighters. We learn about them in school, we find books about them even when we are not looking: comics, children's version, biographies; millions of articles online, detailed Wikipedia accounts- name it. In light of International Women's Day accept my late and … Continue reading Knowing and Celebrating Our Women Heroes
I sigh at the end of a long day. I take off my bra and slump onto my bed in sheer relief that the day is almost over even if my tasks are not. I stretch out like a cat and look at my skin, I notice a beauty spot I had not before, I … Continue reading What is Feminism to you?