There is no word for home

I'm sitting at home, typing away on this old wooden desk, with the sun streaming in - deceivingly, because I know it's frigid outside. I'm reminded of how much I love to write, and how it feels so much like home. These past few weeks have been crazy! I started a new job as a [...]

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 [...]

The Poetry of Rupi Kaur

There's a poet that always inspires me; she has grace and eloquence, rawness and authenticity. Her name is Rupi Kaur. I first encountered Rupi through a controversial post a few years back. She had posted a picture of herself lying on her bed, and a spot of blood was visible on her backside as well [...]

Books I Read and Loved in 2017

Here are the Top 10 books I read and loved in 2017! It was a wonderful year for reading, with lots of memorable stories, twists and turns, and inspiring prose. 1. The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin - I initially chose this book for my Toronto book club, long before it became a bestseller. I [...]

A New Year, A New Start

Happy New Year everyone!!! Hope your 2018 is off to a wonderful start. Have you set any new year's resolutions? Here is my list of ten resolutions for the year: Visit 10 hot spots in Ottawa with my friend Hetal Be more like my Mom (this may take many years!) Get a job I love, [...]