Lessons learnt in 2014

People say that when many boys are born in a year it means war, but when there are many girls born, then it means peace, so I hope 2015 will be kind to me. I can say, without any regrets, that 2014 was probably the worst year of my life. For countless reasons but mostly…

UPSET

You probably saw exaggerated things. You probably said exaggerated truths. You probably sensed exciting things. You probably saw exhaling things. The truth of the matter is you saw nothing. You only saw what you perceived to be true. What you perceived to be me. What you perceived to make me. But you were wrong. In…

When Pride serves a cause greater than itself

In an age when personal rights and freedom have had more leverage than ever before, comes a movie filled with hope, laughter and perseverance. Pride chronicles the true story of gays and lesbians who helped raise money for striking miners’ families. Captured during the summer of 1984, this movie beautifully captures the tenacity of the…

Robert Downey Jr is ‘The Judge’

This has been a relatively good few years for Robert Downey Jr. who has fortunately landed epic roles like Iron Man, Sherlock Holmes and Due Date. October 10 brings the opening of a crime drama revolving around a well to do lawyer, played by Downey Jr. who returns home to discover rhe truth of a…

Water balloons

When was the last time you were completely silly? I mean, when you did something childish but fun? Something you hadn’t done in a long time? When you threw all caution to the wind and just lived? I’m thinking playing snakes and ladders or hopscotch. How about hoola hooping with multicoloured hoops, on your neck,…

When it rains, it pours

Sometimes when it rains it pours. This is a famous English proverb alluding to the fact that when things go bad, they can be worse than bad. They can be so bad you want to give up on life and just not be. It can get so bad that you feel like the world must…