An Indomitable Force

Every year I take part in CARE Canada’s Walk In Her Shoes, an event that raises awareness about what women and girls go through in developing countries, and that supports women’s empowerment projects. This story describes my walk in Ottawa in 2018. I wasn’t feeling it this time around. I was in a new city [...]

A Night Owl at Morning Owl

I'm sitting at Morning Owl Café in Kanata, the sun is shining in through the window and soft jazz music is playing in the background. My favourite barista Hannah just served me a brownie and latte, that I sip while reading my friend Veena's thesis about the stories of Indian immigrant women who have come [...]

Sons of Roses

I recently had the honour of writing an article for Must be Kismet (a leading South Asian magazine & bridal show in Toronto) about queer weddings, featuring Haran Vijayanathan and Humza Mian, two amazing South Asian men who portray two grooms on their wedding day. The entire article and accompanying photos can be found here: [...]

Home Is Wherever I’m With You

Wow I can't believe I'm finally getting around to posting this - it feels like it's been forever since I've been on this site!! I wrote this on Dec.3, but then my computer died before I got a chance to post it * * * Sitting at the Starbucks at the MARS Centre, listening to [...]

From Herbal Remedies to Spiritual Lotus Flowers

I'm sitting in Balzac's writing about last week's walk. I don't think I've ever done this before actually. It reminds me of the day when Terrence and Gosia followed me around and I was wearing my Walk In Her Shoes t-shirt. I'm wearing it again today. It's confusing because I'm doing today's walk while writing about [...]