Life is short. Have an Affair- why is cheating becoming the new hot trend?
Culture / Society

Life is short. Have an Affair- why is cheating becoming the new hot trend?

Forget lingerie and romantic gestures, infidelity, wrecking homes and breaking hearts are the new ‘sexy’. For those who are unaware of this latest media scandal, Ashley Madison, a dating website for, yes, cheaters has been hacked and threatened to have the information of their ‘clients’ released if the website isn’t shut down.  The website is … Continue reading

‘If you like it, then you should put a ring on it’- A Westerner’s Guide to Arranged Marriages
Culture

‘If you like it, then you should put a ring on it’- A Westerner’s Guide to Arranged Marriages

‘How did you meet your husband?’- An exciting question that does not always have an exciting answer- especially for women like myself who have had an ‘arranged marriage’.  The phrase alone is enough to conjure in one’s mind a picture of third world cultures, child brides and young women forced out of education and into … Continue reading

Why are we SO dirty?
Culture

Why are we SO dirty?

I had to hold back tears of frustration today while watching a documentary on Amazonian Indians. Although this community lives completely off of the Amazon forest, they are the most passionate conservationists and work hard to sustain and maintain their culture and surroundings. For every tree they need to cut down, they plant a new … Continue reading

Love is NOT enough
Culture

Love is NOT enough

We’ve all been in this scenario before. You’re reading an article like ‘ten foods that will make you fat and the one solution that will change your life’; skimming through the points very quickly in order to  get to that final gem that will transform your life forever only to be disappointed with a silly … Continue reading