Death And The Many Changes

Death changes you. It not only shows you how different you are before the loss but it will also give you the opportunity to re-frame yourself thereafter. You still live in the same house, drive the same car, surrounded by the same things and the same people, but the world in general is … [Read more...]

My Neverland Is Changing

Pai, my favorite place in Thailand, is changing. With the influx of tourists, development is throwing up subtle signs of progress which for me (who always held this tiny refuge as my ideal small town comfort) can be a sore. The most evident was the shoe shop near Walking Street which was bigger than … [Read more...]

Yeah, So What?!

I said to myself today, since I was obviously in a jollier mood, that acceptance is the key. While looking at myself, I said – “This is me.” I’m going (to have) to accept the fact that I am 32, that I no longer have the blemish-free face of my 22-year old self, that my hair will always look like a … [Read more...]

What To Do

So I cried again, for the nth time since I first arrived in India. I didn’t want to but I couldn’t help it. India was being a bitch and like all other crazy bitches, she just doesn’t care. I have been wanting to write about what I truly felt about this country for weeks but just couldn’t find the … [Read more...]

What Is Your Reason

While out in the field yesterday, I was confronted with a daunting task of rallying my strength to help young people reconsider their perspectives about how life is like in their community. I was scared that I might say the wrong things or that my message might come in too strong for a group that … [Read more...]