Watching Your Parents Age

I see my dad every day. We say good morning and get on with our work for the day. We say good night and go to sleep. I’m so used to seeing him that I never really noticed that he’d aged. But that all changes when we sit down and reminisce as a family, looking […]Read More

In support of BTEC Performing Arts: “without it, I don’t

Performing arts has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember: school plays, trips to watch theatre shows, and eventually my university degree. Without it, I don’t know where I’d be today. The possibility of scrapping the BTEC Performing Arts qualification in England has emerged, which means that students won’t […]Read More

Watching Bollywood Movies With My White Boyfriend

As the Indian girl’s version of Disney, I loved watching romantic Bollywood movies growing up. I saw Princes and Princesses with the same skin colour as me, eating things I eat and a part of the same culture I’m a part of. So, you might begin to realise why I was nervous to share this […]Read More

Battling With Emotional Blunting

DISCLAIMER: I am not a qualified health professional. This article describes my personal experience with  emotional blunting and antidepressants. If you are seeking advice on your specific situation, please seek help from a medical professional. Emotional blunting was the first thing to appear when I ‘googled’ how I was feeling after two weeks of taking […]Read More