I don't know if it is just me but I have always been fascinated by the ways in which readers find their way on to my blog. For those of you who are new to writing your own blog you can see what people type into their search engines when they stumble upon your blog … Continue reading The Strange Ways People Find Your Blog
In an insomniac moment last night I thought it would be amusing to post things I would most want to say before I die/as my last words. So below is my top five but what would you add to it? 1. Follow that car! 2. So it begins... 3. Hold my beer and watch this … Continue reading Top 5 things to say before you die….
On July 6th 2010 this blog was born. Born out of my desire to carry on writing following my graduation which meant I couldn't write for student papers anymore. It began as a creative outlet, when my creativity felt stifled by other parts of my life. It has become so much more than that though. … Continue reading 100th post and still going
Ice-skating, as described by The National History Museum, London, is " London's most spectacular winter attraction". In my own words its hell, hell on ice. My friends have been badgering me for many months to go ice-skating, "it'll be amazing", "we are going to have so much fun", they'd threaten. The last time I had … Continue reading Be warned this is not going to be big on dignity
It seems to have become my yearly ritual now to create a playlist for my year. This last year has been a roller coaster, 2010 rolled into 2011 and India rolled into London. So these songs are representative of a some sort of transition. So here we go... John Mayer - Waiting on the … Continue reading My 2011 – 12 months, 12 songs
A horrible bit of plagiarism but I thought you would all find this piece in Shortlist really interesting, especially those who have ever suffered writer's block like I have (which you can read about here!). So while I put the finishing touches to a few new posts here is something to keep you busy, enjoy! … Continue reading Strange Writing Rituals
Balance, it seems, is somewhat of an illusive character. Not in terms of being able to stand up straight or be like Philippe Petit (photo below). No, life balance, work and play, are in a constant act of balancing with work playing the role of the ten ton weight. The age old saying, " All work … Continue reading The Work to Play Equilibrium
This is a reposting to mark me reaching my 30,000th hit. The sentiments still ring true, perhaps with my photography to boot now, so for those who haven't read this before give it a butchers and see what motivates me to write! Not the drug kind of hit, that would be dangerous. No my 10,000 blog … Continue reading My 10,000th hit (re-posting!)
For all of those who thought this blog post was me debating the pros and cons of creating an inventory for your storage vessels, I am sorry to disappoint. The sort of bucket list I am of course referring to is a list detailing things you wish to do before you die, or kick the … Continue reading Writing a bucket list, sad or useful?
For a country bumpkin such as myself, deciding to undertake an internship in bustling London seemed, on paper, like a rather colossal shift away from working in an office with a view of the Himalayas. A leap out of my comfort zone. The internship is with human rights organisation, Free Tibet (website here), and I … Continue reading A leap out of my comfort zone