Emotions

Ah! the circus of siblings!

When brothers grow up, life can be very interesting. When you have a brother in your life, you don't need any other pet in the world, you already live as if you are in the zoo or a farm with a buffalo, a bull, a horse, a sheep and even a sheepdog. You have absolutely… Continue reading Ah! the circus of siblings!

Health & Beauty, Lifestyle, Makeup

Abandoning materialism : pandemic panning and empties

"Why wear makeup? Why wear any at all?" I wondered as I looked into my closet beauty and skincare stash, under lockdown, and noticed I had A LOT. I would have liked to believe that my makeup stash was far larger than my skincare one, but that was not the case. Put together I had… Continue reading Abandoning materialism : pandemic panning and empties

Emotions, Lifestyle, Travel

The best vacation ever: the inner journey of self awareness

Thomas Hardy had written "Far from the Madding Crowd" a long time ago long before us, but for us all 2020 was a genuine far from the maddening crowd. Summer 2019 I received a tourist visa to the US, I came to Philly, loved it and had planned to go to Hawaii in 2020, and… Continue reading The best vacation ever: the inner journey of self awareness

Emotions, Lifestyle

When all you ever needed was to love yourself

Not the fake one mind you. The genuine one. The celebration of you being the most unique creation, or evolved species, however you want to put it. So unique that there is only one of you on the face of the earth. The pandemic brought about a drastic change. A painful change, but for the… Continue reading When all you ever needed was to love yourself

Book and Film

Colour saves a shoddy teen romance

★★ For everyone who has watched the Fifty shades of Grey series and actually admired it, well good news, they have been rebooted as Fifty Shades of Frocks aka Bridgerton. Apart from a singular aspect : the explicit representation of people of colour, Blacks, with Asians and Indian people to be seen alongside far east… Continue reading Colour saves a shoddy teen romance