Old, Tattered and Green

Nov 12th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read

There’s an armchair that I’ve always loved. As a kid, it used to sit in the sitting room, and I would hide behind it, playing with my dolls or horses. I sat in the same chair a few years later, when my nieces and nephews were born, telling them all various (a lot of the time, edited) fairy tales. Later still, when my grandmother was...

The Road to Recovery

Oct 22nd, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read

I’ve spent the past few days flicking through the pages of my old journals. I’ve read about moments in the past two years that have brought me great joy, and moments that have brought me great sadness. I’ve relived things that had forced me into making decisions I didn’t necessarily want to make but had to. If I hadn’t, I wouldn’t be sitting here now,...

What’s Next? I Haven’t the Foggiest…

Oct 1st, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 2 min read

Last month, I was fortunate enough to be published in Fearless Femme's print edition, 'The Next Step', alongside a photograph taken by my sister, Ranjit. To say I was excited is an understatement. Seeing your name in print never quite gets old, but this was something else entirely. This was my article in a magazine filled with women who I admire and adore. Women who know...

Thirty Days and Counting

Sep 10th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 7 min read

Today marks my thirty days off medication. Having been on it for the better part of two years, you can probably imagine how difficult (or terrifying, if I’m being completely honest) it was to stop relying on something to help me get through the day. It was suddenly up to me, on my own, to find a way to keep my moods high and my...