Opening Up – Dealing with Depression

I’ve been thinking about publishing this post for some time now. I’ve never quite been able to muster up the confidence to do it, until now.   For the past four years, I’ve been attempting to overcome a long-lasting battle with my mental health.   I was recently invited to speak on a panel to…Read more Opening Up – Dealing with Depression


The Experience Earned in Exploration

At the start of 2017, I set a few goals for myself to achieve by the end of the year. One goal was to travel more than I have ever done so in the past.   At the time of writing, I’m sitting in the hotel lobby in Los Angeles waiting for my Uber driver…Read more The Experience Earned in Exploration

A True Definition of Success

The official definition of success is “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose” – it’s as simple as that.   I could end this piece here, but you and I both know that that’s not the way how success is actually perceived. So as a result, I’m going to talk to you about how it’s…Read more A True Definition of Success

Making Marriages and Breaking Bonds

The tribulations of interracial, interfaith and cross-cultural relationships.   There is not a single “right” opinion on this topic. This is not an attack on any particular community. This is an exploration of different viewpoints and experiences within the British-Asian community, in regards to relationships outside of one’s community, ethnicity and/or religious background. The fact…Read more Making Marriages and Breaking Bonds

Too Brown for the White Kids, Too White for the Brown Kids

  British-Asian – this is me. But what does this really mean? Am I British first and then Asian?   For many of us there is a very blurred line between the culture we like to identify ourselves with and the culture we are expected to conform to.   I was born in East London and…Read more Too Brown for the White Kids, Too White for the Brown Kids