6 min read that takes a turn into self-knowledge, identity and mushrooms.
My relatives boycotted my wedding
5 min story about a dramatic phone call. Light-hearted, chilled rage.
Can you have a small Desi wedding?
7 min read about my inner turmoil with wedding planning as a British-born Pakistani. With funny well-written bits but no pictures.
9-5 gremlin or self-employed goddess? My brain is made of knots.
6 min read on work/life balance. There’s a gyrating lizard.
Life is relentless. Take regular breaks.
A lil’ catch-up on how mad the last 8 months have been. Features poorly explained stoicism and a Brene Brown name drop.
My senior cat’s daily routine (includes monster poos and dog beds)
5 minutes of descriptive prose of my new cat’s first week with me.
The Olympics is when I revel in my ignorance of all sports.
800 words of confused Olympic joy.
Was Valentine’s Day even relevant in the pandemic?
Defending Valentine’s Day for 7 minutes straight. 7 mins of reading I mean.
What school assignment still haunts you? Mine is the Tiger Essay
Gorgeous 10 min read about a formative childhood experience. With #siblinggoals
What the fear of not accomplishing your dreams feels like.
5 min read about things that hold us back from living a creative life. There’s a Venn diagram in it!
I restarted yoga and now I’m better than everyone.
8 min ramble about fitness goals, consistency and smugness and how none of it will last.
I saw myself on camera and realised I’m a tubby now.
5 min read about weight fluctuations and the winter funk.
My Year in Amazon Purchases: What did I lose? What did I gain?
Big ol’ 9 min read reflecting on purchases from 2020 and where they may lead in 2021.
Winter is Winning. Christmas is Cancelled. I am sad.
5 min rant about how Covid winter is sapping all willpower.
Being a “Gifted Student” may have ruined me.
6 min read about how too much praise led Fia to be a lazy girl.