If anything positive could possibly have come out from the house arrest during this pandemic, it is rediscovering childhood favourite songs. They were infact cult classics and only in a mature age can their awesomeness be truly appreciated. My rooms needed painting and with everyone under lockdown the job was left down to me. I… Continue reading Grinding to 80s synth and vinyl under lockdown
Unapologetically I proclaim the vain nature of Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights. Classic and heavily admired as they are, filled with doom amid romance, they are totally overshadowed by the practicality, blunt nature and straightforward merit of Anne Bronte's magnum opus "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall". The moment I watched it, I watched it again,… Continue reading The innocence at Wildfell
We all need something in life. We are all in want and in need of something desperately. It could be big or small, valuable or cheap. It could be the most important need of your life or a simple want. It could be as simple as growing nails, growing long hair, loosing weight to be… Continue reading But first wait long
Why is it that we always buy flowers for others? For the sick whilst visiting a hospital, for a loved one, for parents, for your wife, girlfriend, for an occasion, for a wedding, or a funeral. Why always for the other? While there is nothing wrong with giving people flowers and it must be done.… Continue reading From Me, To Me.
On November 22, 2019 I was already wearing a face mask, so my brother, and so was my mom. We weren't struck by Covid-19 yet. The issue was we couldn't breathe due to the smog. The air pollution was so extreme that we were breathing burning smoke with a sooty odor. Schools were being scheduled… Continue reading Lahore, the Lorax & the Lockdown
Her despair, anguish, & suffering doesn't taint her kind heart. Cinderella's story is impactful beyond explanation. It was never about the prince to begin with. It was a story of survival of pushing through. Interestingly in Wikipedia it is defined similarly : "Cinderella", or "The Little Glass Slipper", is a folk tale embodying an element of unjust… Continue reading Cinderella’s domestic abuse and torment
I don't paint. I don't know how to paint at all. I've never held a brush or drawn anything. By chance I saw here on WordPress the doodlewash.com community all dedicated to watercolor, and I decided why not I try something myself. I took inspiration from a beautifully illustrated book "Treasury of flower designs" by… Continue reading Beginner art for healing
Atropa belladonna, commonly referred to as Belladonna, is the deadly nightshade, a highly poisonous plant. Alice sitting on the grass on a hot dull summers day hums to herself ...All the flowersWould have very extra-special powersThey would sit and talk to me for hoursWhen I'm lonely in a world of my ownIn a World of… Continue reading Flowers with magic powers
Power wasn't in the throne where the sultan sat, rather the bed where he slept and with whom he laid.
There was something sinister about the ruins. There was a certain energy there of cruelty, brutality, bloodshed and tyranny.