Personals, Tips, Travel

2018 Goals,Dreams and a sprinkle of magic

And just like that 2018 has arrived and the first week of the month has ended. I head back to work this week so I thought this was the perfect time to write this post.The festive season is always a difficult time of year especially if you have lost loved ones as the “empty chair” is more noticable.The New Year…

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2017 a bittersweet year

A few years go I came across a round-up of the year post by a fellow blogger Nafisa.After reading it I thought it would be a good idea to do my own round up which you can read up here : 1. 2016 2. 2015 During the festive season I often spend time reflecting on the year that was and…

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The day the clocks stopped – Losing a loved one

The first time I came across this poem by WH Aulden in the movie Four Weddings and a Funeral, I was left in awe at the brutality of loss and the feelings and motions one experiences on losing a loved one. In 2012 on New Years morning my Dad passed away leaving my heart-broken and changing the way I see…

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Personals, Tips

The Secret to Success

We each define success differently. To some it is a million dollar bank balance ,owning a sports car or even getting married.   When I look back at my life I sometimes cringe when I think of the choices I made and the idea I had in my head of what  life should be like. While at University , success meant…

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Events, Personals, Uncategorized

Another Birthday has gone …..

Hard to believe that my Birthday 2016 is over already.I learnt so much this year and I want to share my thoughts with you on Birthdays….. Unlike other years this year I did not make a Birthday WishList/LustList. The reason for not doing this was because there was nothing I really wanted or needed that I did not have already.…

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Open Letter to my 21 year old self

Dearest Verushka , I write this letter to you from your future self days before your Birthday in 2016. Congrats on officially been called a legal adult. The popular saying that life gets better is no lie there are amazing days ahead trust me on this one. But I have some pearls of wisdom to share with you for the…

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The L Word #TuesdayTruth

Life is way too short to be anything but happy . Being happy means also smiling, living life and laughing out aloud . During my time abroad in Kerala , I really for the first time really understood the true meaning of these 3 L Words. Did I laugh everyday ? Did I live each day in the present and…

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Life Lately ….#2016Edition

Though we are only into the second month of 2016 ,boy oh boy has it been busy. So much has happened and is happening all at once that at times I feel as if I am going to faint from exhaustion or excitement. Grab a cup of tea or a glass of wine sit back and find out how Life…

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15 of 2015

Boy oh Boy ! 2015 has been a year filled with all sorts of highs and lows. Like we say in my Indian culture a year of bittersweet. Last night while online, I came across a rather fun and interesting post by Meg a South African Blogger (www.getfithappyhealthy.com). It was a selection of 25 questions kinda a snapshot of 2015.…

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