You win some. You lose some

During the month of World Cup, there was no avoiding it. Whether you were a fan or hater, it followed you in one way or another. The fans have probably recovered by now while those who couldn't wait for it to end are thinking “What was the fuss anyway?” Football has a way of revealing …

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Against all odds

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”    A confident 30 something corporate lady walked into the board room at an investment firm. She was one of four short listed candidates for a top job. She was asked several questions among which was the popular, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” She didn’t …

And then there was 5 Aside UG…

If you have organised an event before then you know that while everyone is chatting and having a good time, chances are you are battling a few ‘demons’ behind the scenes. The bride isn't talking to the maid of honour; truck carrying the drinks gets involved in an accident minutes before the function begins, the …

Stranger at home

Yesterday I was reading the Sunday Papers( Yeah, I am one of those people) when I turned to read http://apenyo.com/finding-tracy-tears-and-wine/ , a beautiful piece by Mildred Apenyo  that opened my mind to so many thoughts and memories.  Growing up, it did not occur to me that I was 'different' in any way. At home we spoke English, …