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Daisy's heart shaped face - furry friends 16

Furry friends #Cherishedblogfest

I’m just back from the mountains and I’ve left my head and my heart there which means it’s exceedingly difficult to wrap my thoughts around anything. I’m writing this blog post with my kidneys....

Perfect fruit in 'perfect' packaging 3

Packaging – the bane of the environment

Would you prefer your tomatoes straight from the vendor on a cart who stops by your home or would you prefer them home delivered, slickly wrapped in cellophane and other packaging ? Packaged goods...

Is he really up there? 9

Is he really up there?

A Shiva temple in a village in Pauri district – unembellished and unadorned yet strangely attractive with it’s down to earth quality. I liked the idea of a photo of a temple instead of...

Students heading to France to Study 5

Heading to France to Study?

Exciting time for new students heading-to-France-to-Study Starting a new course is an exciting time in one’s life. If the new course of study is in another country the thrill is even greater. If you’re...

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Insecure-no-longer – how feedback helped

No more Insecurity Insecure? Not anymore Insecure no longer Insecure-no-longer Writing is a solitary business that requires you to bare your inner self, exposing it to the public eye where insensitive people can be...

Rose quartz, aventurine and hematite for the forgiveness grid. Moonstone missing from the photo 11

Having trouble with forgiveness?

Forgiveness The word itself evokes an image of a halo, propped up with a finger. Do you want to practise forgiveness towards the person who has hurt you or has someone given you a...

Question of the Month - No regrets 9

Literary Loves #Questionofthemonth

“What was the first book (or book series) you really fell in love with?” Literary loves – were fairy tales the first? Well it wasn’t the fairy tales that counted amongst my literary loves....

Origins of Love - a story about surrogacy in India 22

Surrogacy #feminist issue

Scientists make babies Bollywood has embraced surrogacy with a vengeance. First Amir Khan, then Shah Rukh Khan and now Tushaar Kapoor being the latest one. Tushar Kapoor decided to have a baby as a...

We are best friends and I will always pick you up if you fall after I finish laughing 13

Partners #Weeklyphotochallenge

Partners make up a team Partners may be romantic partners or business or even colleagues who work together to achieve a mutually desired goal. A band is a great example. Why does this word...

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