My mind, my thoughts, my words

Beauty ideals across time and cultures and the desire to look like “them”

We are all human beings we all look different. That’s just what it is. And wouldn’t it be dull if everyone looked the same? If you try so hard to … Continue reading

30/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Even athletes get photoshopped :/

By coincidence, I came across the same photo of an athlete on two different websites. Why would you photoshop the body of an athlete? Even at 50-something, Freya Hoffmeister looks fab, unphotoshopped. … Continue reading

04/10/2016 · Leave a comment

How to recover your PC password for “dummies”

Before I left on a two-year trip, I changed my laptop password. I must have thought that, if something happened, I wouldn’t want anyone to be able to crack it … Continue reading

22/04/2016 · Leave a comment

adults bullying kids

Unfortunately, bullying happens all around the world, both physical and mental bullying. But the worst kind is the kind that comes from adults – be it relatives, strangers, or the … Continue reading

15/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Gender works

I am all for equality. Men and women should be treated equally, paid equally, respected equally. But I don’t get how some feminists get all wound up about ”female/male roles”. Women and … Continue reading

05/07/2015 · Leave a comment

blogging vs vlogging

Obvious enough, I blog. However, I don’t read blogs except for the occasional post by some friend. Even if infrequently, too, I’d more easily stumble upon a vlog and watch. … Continue reading

28/04/2014 · 3 Comments

Why tie the knot, or why not?

When we are kids, we’re subject to what is around us and have few cognitive abilities to actually reflect on what is put into our brains. Traditions, ‘norms’, stereotypes, and … Continue reading

21/04/2014 · Leave a comment