I’ve been beating around the bush for a while now since I found out about the ‘Fiverr’ platform. If you’re unfamiliar with it, it’s an online marketplace for freelance services at prices starting from as little as $5. The idea is brilliant because it’s like having a little marketing agency in your pocket. You can buy or sell services ranging from graphic design, to animation, … Continue reading FIVERR
They say the second you buy your wedding dress, everything sinks in, it’s no longer like you’re living in a dream anymore. I haven’t bought it yet, and I still believe that I’m dreaming, that this isn’t actually happening. Maybe cause it’s far away from home? Maybe it’s cause I’m focusing on my studies so much that I’m detached from the whole wedding planning process? … Continue reading White Dresses
Weekends are for nights out they say, but I’ve recently been staying at home with my friends doing nothing over weekends. This past weekend, we decided to reuse old candles by melting wax remnants and creating new candles, while creating a DIY video with instructions mimicking online social media bloggers. We made three videos as the process was really fun, but we noticed as we … Continue reading Bloggers Exposed.. Kind of
One can imagine the look of pleasant surprise on the MA students’ face when their lecturer brings in a box full of legos. Happiness, nostalgia, confusion, and glee were some of the emotions I felt seeing that box come in. Our task? Quickly grab a bunch of legos from the box and create your identity within 2 minutes. The challenge in this task were manifold: … Continue reading A Penny for your thoughts? How about a Lego for your identity?
On which hand does an engaged lady wear her ring on? Right? Left? What? Tradition dictates that the engagement ring goes on the left hand, it’s traced back to ancient beliefs of Romans assuming that the vein in the fourth finger of the left hand ran to straight to the heart, the ‘Vena Amoris’ – the ‘Vein of Love’. (A brief argument with my brother … Continue reading Cultural Mishap
I was never a fan of a to-do list. I always had my mind programmed around the chores I had to get done, and writing them down gave me the feeling that I have accomplished them. I was happily thriving in my mess, a term by John Law that I was introduced to at the beginning of my academic year describing the research methods in social sciences. … Continue reading From Keyboard to Ink
Going through four envelopes of bright red ‘Action Required Immediately’ envelopes in my mail after this winter break was a depiction of my life as a mailbox. I always mapped out my life moving in some organized chronological order – school, undergrad, work, postgrad, work, get married and see where that takes me… and being the control freak that I am, everything was smoothly moving … Continue reading My Life is a Mailbox!