• Ibiza – Not Just a Party Place

    Believing the end of the world is nigh is deep in the thoughts of every generation: The Rolling stones busted out ‘Gimme Shelter’in the 60’s; Elvis Costello lamented that he…

  • What a Marathon Taught Me

    It was during Paris fashion week in October 2008 that I was triggered into despair and body obsession. I imagine that 90% of people at Fashion week are having some kind of…

  • Quitting the Cigs!

    A year ago today I gave up smoking. Finally. I was one of those vehementally anti smoker kids, mainly because I felt that smoking attributed to the untimely death of my Father…

  • The Problem with Happiness Psychology

    There came a time in my life when I lost sight of what made me happy. People would say, do what makes you happy! Just have fun! And I thought, I just don’t know what makes me…

    Laila & Liza

    On my travels I often meet kindred spirits. It makes me a little sad that they will only ever remain in my memory.   I arrived…

    STATUS UPDATE

    The recent months I have felt writers block and general resistance to getting started on with anything ‘new.’ I thought that nestling back into ‘reality’ (stupid…

    VARANASI

    Jaw dropping at every turn, this is India at its finest! Cows, stray dogs, rickshaws, tuktuks, motorbikes, relentless car horns, bicycles, taxis, people, it’s a miracle…

    Grief Burst

      I thought they would stop quite simply. I opened my eyes, packed away my yoga mat and proceeded to breakfast. But the tears continued to…