Journal / Lifestyle and Living

Bed Habits

Bed Habits

Let’s talk about bed habits. I never bothered making my bed when I was growing up. Mornings were usually rushed affairs, rolling out of bed and getting ready for school at an unearthly hour. I started making my bed only after I moved overseas and stayed with a roommate. Friends would visit our place and hang out in our room after school. The fear of being labelled a messy person ensured that I always took a minute to straighten out all the wrinkles from my sheets before leaving the house.7 years down, I married my other half. It was then,...

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Saturday’s Errands List

Saturday’s Errands List

Father’s Day has always been awkward for me. The celebration of the day originated a century ago, from a land and a culture quite different from mine. The objective of the day is to honour the contributions and role of a father-figure. But what perplexes me the most is figuring out how the day’s objective can be achieved. Commercialisation offers both an easy and an equally difficult way out. A small gift of appreciation, convention says, to express your gratitude to your father. A card with some thoughts as well, to let your father know how you feel about him....

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