“They fit,” I cry with no small amount of triumph from inside a changing room of a popular high-street store.
Have you ever been called black like coal/a crow/something burnt? I have. It is pretty standard for most kids who are dark-skinned and part of the Indian diaspora.
It hit me. Right in the middle of the Black Mirror episode that was GST, de-monetisation, and Trump. Love was the only way out.
Mental health issues profoundly affect a person who suffers from them. Watching a friend go through tough times is also hard — especially so because it can feel hopeless when you can’t help your friend or family member climb out of their darkness and reach a better place.
Harvey Weinstein, the media mogul behind the Weinstein company was fired a day ago. Producer to films like Gangs of New York,
I was a sad child even before I knew what it meant to feel unhappy. My second-grade teacher gave me a ‘could do better’ in the cheerfulness column of the report card.