My plan to blog weekly has epically failed. The last month at work has been manic and everything seems to have fallen by the wayside. But luckily, I now have a much needed couple of weeks off work to decompress and take stock of things before 2018 arrives. I’ve also had the unfortunate pleasure of … More 27 Reflections on 2017
If you hadn’t guessed from the title of my blog, I’m Sikh, a British-Asian Sikh to be exact. Being of a certain age, and from a pretty traditional family, I’m at the point in my life where I’m being pushed to get married. And herein lies a shit-storm of issues. Being raised between cultures, I’ve … More Love and Marriage in Clashing Cultures
At the start of October I decided to take the plunge and start a bullet journal. I made this decision based on the fact, I love lists, I love planning, I love stationary and I love having a creative outlet. Everything seemed aligned to pursue a bullet journal! And yes, magic happened and I’ve been … More 7 Lessons Learned After My First Month of Bullet Journalling
I’m really struggling to get to grips with this one. I’ve always thought I’d meet someone, we’d click, fall in love, he’d propose and we’d get married. Sadly, this hasn’t happened. Everything after the first bit – meeting someone – hasn’t happened. Actually to be fair, I’ve clicked with a couple of people, but it’s … More Would You Get Married Without Being in Love?
So I’ve been single many moons now, much to my mum’s dismay. She, like most traditional Indian mums, would like to see me get married pretty soon. I mean I’d love to get married, but I refuse to settle and bow down to cultural pressure. Basically, I won’t be getting married for the sake of … More Explaining Ghosting to a Traditional Indian Mum
We all know weddings can be expensive affairs. But Indian weddings take things to a another level. Apparently the average cost of a wedding in the UK in 2017 is £27, 161. Indian weddings can be a bit more pricey – unsurprising given they are 3 day (+) events. Based on the experience of family and … More 6 Things I’d Rather Spend My Money on Instead of a Big Indian Wedding