Blurred Lines

The other day I had my 1-1 appraisal with my line manager via skype and she asked me about my work/life balance and how I was managing with it. We both laughed as soon as she asked the question because the concept of work/life balance …

Voices of Ramadhans past..

 Memory is a very peculiar thing. Mine especially. In our family, it is common knowledge that my dad passed on ‘the forgetful gene’ to all his children. I have a rather unreliable (or perhaps selective) short-term memory, but astonishingly remember certain vivid details of incidents …

Hair•Love

I have to confess; my relationship with my hair has become a love/hate one. But, it wasn’t always this way. At first, it was all love! Especially during my teens and early twenties. If I can say so myself, it was the jewel in my …

Victim Mentality

Seven years ago, I had a folder in my email inbox that I named “Rejection”. For years I would send every single rejection email I received to this folder. So all the rejected job applications or the failed interviews, I would send them all to …

Come out of your shell?

    I am undecided about the word/term/characterisation called “introvert”. On one hand, I identify and agree with its definitions and connotations, while on the other hand I seem to get somewhat defensive when I am labelled as such. The term ‘introvert’ was coined by …

Homesick

This is probably the most felt emotion that I have had ever since I moved to the United kingdom with my husband a few months ago. Back home, folks would probably think that I am crazy.I mean, all I ever do when I call them …

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