Showing posts from March, 2018


Happy Women's day?

Woman everywhere rejoice, there is a day dedicated to us, but this time its not for being a mother, or a wife/girlfriend but for being a woman. As much as I am a fan of all the fancy woman's day celebration, which we totally deserve, I am appalled every year by the fuss made for this day. Why is that companies celebrate this day by sending out flowers or chocolates to woman rather than giving them equal pay. Why does society go all gaga for woman on this day but the rest of the year they don't let their sisters go out after 9 pm, sit back and blame the neighbour's daughter's dress sense for all things bad that happened to her and expect their working wives to cook for them every single day? I'm not saying do not celebrate this day, I am saying this day should be everyday. Every day we women should be getting the same opportunities and equal rights on the home and work front. We are woman, so what, we are humans first and every human deserves to dream and s

The Circle of Life

Life is strange, just a few days ago I found out that my friend's father had passed away. I became aware of this sad fact in the wee hours of the morning and decided to send him a message at that time rather than calling. While I was typing the condolence message, a notification popped up on the top of my screen from another friend mentioning that his wife is pregnant and I should save the date for her baby shower. The reason this news came to me so early in the morning is because my friend is on another continent on the opposite side of the world. For a (long) moment there I was frozen, my brain couldn't comprehend which emotion to process. Should I be sad and sympathise with my grieving friend or be excited and congratulate the first time father. I finished the message I was writing and then moved on to write a new one. To some this incident would not make a difference but it got me thinking. We all know that life is sometimes complicated, which is a part and parcel