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April 3, 2015

How far will you go to share?

Today, a piece I wrote was published in The Guardian. For those living in the UK — you’ll know it’s a big deal. To be writing for a mainstream, respected daily is huge (for me.)I woke up to my twitter timeline pinging with shares where people had tagged me. Ruby was […]
March 28, 2015

Why seek the approval of others?

It’s counter-intuitive. On one hand I think am a rebel. I’ve learnt there are some ways I want to live life which does not conform with society’s conventional idea of how a person should.  And how is a woman / a middle-aged woman  / a woman who writes YA fiction […]
March 27, 2015

Follow your passion

I often look at successful actors, directors, writers, poets really anyone in a creative profession and envy them. When I read their life-histories what comes through is that they had no option but to follow their heart. They never had a choice, did not need to consider a choice. Not […]
March 26, 2015

What about me?

From the day we are born we compare ourselves to our neighbours, friends, cousins, siblings. She is taller than me, fairer than me, has longer hair than me, gets better grades than me, her boyfriend is better looking than mine; she was awarded a scholarship to study at an Ivy […]
March 14, 2015

Pi day

Today is Pi day. The 14th day of the 3rd month of the year 2015 3.1415 How cool is that? And this year, at 9:26:53 we’ll even have a Pi Second 3.14.15.9.26.53 matches up to the first ten digits of Pi. Just for that infinitesimal point in time, I will […]