Writer/blogger among other things. I'm multi-passionate and enjoy writing about all that attract my attention and interest.
Stealing is Bad — When Did We Forget That?
This happens to online creators all the time. Our content gets stolen by some indolent miscreant, who then dares to pass it off as their own — word for word — without even taking the time to give it their unique and individual spin.
It is Possible to Be Single and Happy
I’m closer to forty now than thirty. I’m single, and by the look of things, I’ll likely remain single for the rest of my life. And my aunt just told me that I’d ruined my life… because I’m single??? I mean, sure, her mentality is stuck in the '60s, but still…
10 Tips to Becoming a Writer When You Lack the Talent
I’ve been in the process of becoming a writer for a while now. That’s right. I’m becoming it! You see, there are several stages to one’s becoming something. Sometimes the process is so subtle that it feels as though you’ve always been “it”.
Street Photography in Strange Territory
Jeff Wall had the best ideas. He used to stage photographs that looked like they were street photographs. But in reality, they weren’t. The “street” photographs he took way back in the early 80s were reconstructions of what Wall envisioned street shots should be like.
I've Been Abused and Now I'm Often Misunderstood
Every now and then I hint at my childhood abuse. For the most part though, I stop at hinting because talking about these things isn’t easy. Especially not when the abuser is someone who’s supposed to give love unconditionally.
Dumb Ego and Its Many Fallouts
I was new in town, so, when he slowed down his bike, smiled, and said “hello”, I was happy. In the beginning, we only ever ran into one another in the streets around our neighborhood (turned out, we lived only a few houses apart). I loved to walk around, and Ben* was often on his bike or on foot, doing the same.
The Incontrovertible Relationship Between Reading and Writing
We write because we have a story to tell. We read a story told by someone else. In this relentless loop, every writer is a reader by nature. I doubt there’s a single writer out there whose journey hadn’t started as a reader first.