Lockdown Pondering:Losing yourself in the midst of the unknown

In the past 3 weeks of returning home from a very abrupt ending of my second semester at university – I have realised how much the existence of a routine affects my perspective on life, my motivation, and my self-esteem. I am no longer the girl who spends 10 hours in the library to achieve … Continue reading Lockdown Pondering:Losing yourself in the midst of the unknown

Film review: Radiance

This film review is well overdue as since encountering Radiance early this year I have watched it over 5 times including the times that I have just listened to the audio as I fell asleep. That is how much impact this film made in my life the first time I watched it and I feel … Continue reading Film review: Radiance

Film Essay: Happy Feet

Disclaimer: This article contains spoilers Happy feet is one of those films that is cemented in the way I view my childhood. I can remember vividly our family outing to Cineworld, the excitement rising inside of me as we entered Cineworld. The delicious smell of popcorn tantalising my 6 -year-old self, leading me, unfortunately for … Continue reading Film Essay: Happy Feet

The ocean that Cupid resides 

You provided warmth, The heat of the war that rose inside me transformed My inner thoughts. You were never mine , Even though our stars align. With every tick of the clock my life slips away But I find comfort in this display. They say that one’s life flashes before their eyes at this moment … Continue reading The ocean that Cupid resides 

A Gift never Received 

Inspired by Machuca and the false hope that the socialist regime gave the people. His thoughts ran far away from the conquest that loomed over him Far away from the oppression that stared him right in the face It was foreknown that he could not change his position in this world nor change the way … Continue reading A Gift never Received 

Sophia – A speck of Wisdom

"I used to think that it was basically suicide to start to care about something. That the moment you open your self to their embrace they swiftly attack you in your heart with knifes made from their words and actions that you can't explain. "I thought that you cared for me too" you wonder about … Continue reading Sophia – A speck of Wisdom

A Nameless Love

Inspired by the animated movie: Your name. Love: If only I was brave enough to whisper it to the air. To let the vibrations of the atoms send joyful signals to his ears. But that would only awaken my fears. I'm a coward. I'm scared of exposing my feelings for him. I'm afraid of looking … Continue reading A Nameless Love

16 things that 2016 taught me

To always take on new opportunities no matter how scary it is. Success doesn’t come without hard work. You have power over procrastination. Procrastination is a choice that leads to stagnation. You are great just as you are. Love exists even though we do not know what it is. Love is a choice, so choose … Continue reading 16 things that 2016 taught me

My love for Language

<<J’adore les langues>> is an expression that could be translated as “I love languages” or “I love tongues”. Both translations to an eye that is used to the English tongue might find the two statements to be completely different expressions but they do mean the same thing. Language is certainly a beautiful thing. A complex … Continue reading My love for Language