Why do we assume we know how the girl feels in the situation without taking the time to ask and enquire? Why do we forget the boy’s feelings completely? Why do we have a negative opinion when a young person chooses to favour their culture and parents opinion?Read More Stigmas in The West: Is Arranged Marriage Really all That Bad?
Is it watching the burning sunset kiss the rivers and ponds down below? Is it being one with the colourful temples and flowers all around? Or is it the sweet smell of garlic and turmeric that fills the air past 6pm? Is it the sweet chai I sip whilst writing this? Or the sound of […]Read More What do I love the most about life in India as a Teenager from the U.K?
Hi everyone, I know it’s been a while – and that I need to stop giving you excuses for the reason of my long absence in the introduction of every new post…. but I promise this year I will be a lot more consistent with my posts. I hope to write a new blog every […]Read More Festivities in India
“Old ideas and perceptions are being broken daily and new ones are being reformed with flexibility, I’ve been given a new state of mind with more freedom and the potential of never-ending possibilities.”Read More I Tried and Failed At Writing Daily Blogs – Here’s Why.
Migrate: To pass periodically from one region or climate to another. The purpose of blog post is to some offer advice to young people specifically, in regard to moving from one country to another for a long period of time. The advice I give is derived from my own experiences as an 18 year old […]Read More International Month of Blogging: Day 3 – Dealing With Goodbyes and Migration as Young Person.
“The spiritual intent behind wearing the bindi is something I find especially interesting, I’d like to say it’s something I will be carrying with me to the UK. “Read More International Month of Blogging : Day 2 – My Indian Transformation
” Health and safety regulations so loosely set that you’re not quite sure whether you’re going to survive tomorrow – excitement with a side of potential injury: balance.”Read More Celebrating Deepavali in True Hindu Fashion
Teaching English as a Second Language. On the fourth of this month, I was thrown into a second standard class (year two – to the UK) of 50 children all aged from 6-7 years old. I was told I was meant to be observing this lesson, as the syllabus had not yet been delivered to […]Read More My First TESOL Lessons
Hi everyone! I’m sorry this blog post is way overdue. Hannah and I just spent a week on holiday as the schools here break up for 10 days, so we travelled to Chennai, and spent a few days in Pondicherry as well. Two days ago (29/09/2017) marked our third full week here in India. Three […]Read More Becoming A Professional Traffic Dodger in India
Hello everyone! It’s my second day here in Sevalaya and I’m now starting to come to terms with the fact that this will be my new home for the next year or so. We left Hyderabad on the 11th of September and said our goodbyes to Abhilash, Bharavi and Sukhati. We also said our goodbyes […]Read More Sleeper Trains, Stares, and Sevalaya