Shavanare and Valuing Difference

Shavanare points out how many of us shape our perception of ourselves based on the perception of others. I believe as a result that to reverse this process we must begin defining ourselves by our own distinct perceptions.

An Ode to Adulthood

If you came here looking for poetry I have to apologise from the start. Perhaps these meandering thoughts can pass as paragraph poetry but certainly not an ode. Why call it an ode you say? Because I believe that although adulthood comes with its unexpected, unfurling, sometimes wild twists and turns, there is some metaphorical,…