• The Indian Sankata (संकट) !

    N. B – SANKATA ( crisis or trouble) India is a country in South Asia, it’s known for been the second most populous country in the world after China. I’m not an Indian but for a while now I’ve being intrigued by the the country’s rich cultural heritage and cuisine, their versatile movie and music industry as well as their different values and beliefs. This intrigue led me into actually researching more on this great country, and I discovered that aside the good things I love about it there are also issues that are to be addressed as well. In this post I’ll be detailing certain issues and probable solutions…

  • Book review- My Plain Jane

    Title – My plain Jane – a spin off of the book Jane Eyre Year released -2018 Authors- Jodi Meadows , Cynthia Hand and Brodi Ashton. Pages- 212 General overview – This was a beautiful blend of humor, paranormal, romance and betrayal based in the pre-victorian era. This book had me hooked on it from the first page to the very last with a heightened curiosity to find out what happened next. And trust me I wasn’t disappointed. Review : Throughout the duration of the book, I was made to feel like a part of the individual journeys undertaken by the different characters in this book. I could literally imagine…

  • Men self-harm too- my story!!

    I was asked to write about what it’s like being a male who self harms. I am a survivor of long-term childhood sexual abuse, I didn’t self harm during the abuse itself as I went to live with my biological father which ended the abuse. My father was a busy man, I met my half brother, my half sister 2 step-brothers and a step-sister and i became very close with my step sister.I learnt she cut herself when really upset, at first I didn’t understand it. Then a year or two later I had a falling out with a friend, and used a nail to cut for the first time.…

  • One sided affection

    One sided affection or love in relationships and friendships is just one of a few experiences most of us, that’s if not all of us can relate to. From unrequited love interests to your partner not putting as much effort into the relationship as you would love and to your friend making the friendship seem like more of a burden. It can take different forms but the emotional and physical impact is painful and just hellish to live through. Friendships and relationships are a two way street. It takes two to tango NOT ONE abbey Ever heard the expression “one-sided affection will mentally destroy you” ? One sided affection involves…