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When I used to hear the word ‘guild’, my mind used to immediately go to the world of glitz and glamour at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in the USA!

When I wrote about some of the experiences I’ve faced in life, so many women connected with me, having had similar experiences. Most asked how I had the strength to...

D-I-V-O-R-C-E! There, I said it! The tainted “D” word - divorce, the death of my marriage, the cause of the diabolical situation that I get myself into, unwiingly because everyone thinks...

I was a girl who was raised by a very controlling father. I often called him a control freak behind his back 😂 As a parent, now, I understand the...

What is the “NPK” of gardening? It is the three macro nutrients, that any plant needs, to grow healthily. These three nutrients that is nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium are the...

Growing up my mum and I were not the best of pals. She was the authority. I was the rebel. She was the teacher. I was the student. Her expectations...

So, I look at my wonderful, beautiful, calm, sweet sleeping child across the room. She turns over in her sleep and finds Lippy, her favourite soft toy rabbit next to...

So it all began exactly 20 years back. I was a skinny girl weighing only 49 kg. As expected my fiancé was fascinated with my figure (especially my abdomen). Fast...

With the onset of the covid 19 pandemic, many people around Sri Lanka resorted to home gardening. The lockdown of three months saw many people finding self-sufficiency in planting their...

While it's lovely to be blessed with a large garden, these days with urban living in small houses and apartments, it can be challenging to have a calming green space...

So, I wake up this morning to a power cut. Everything is eerily quiet and I hear Molly’s deep breaths coming from the other side of the room. She looks...

Current data reveals that multitudes of people with access to the internet rely on virtual media as a go-to when they experience any health issues. If anyone out there was...

As I sit here with my cup of coffee and Molly watching some riveting cartoon giving me some "me time” I ask myself - do I really want 2021 to start?

So today I woke up early and peeped over at Molly’s bed in the corner of our room. I am pretty sure I carried her and put her the right...

I tiptoed out of the room, down the corridor to the kitchen, put the kettle on and sat down at the kitchen table overlooking the beautiful courtyard. I heard the...

I like this quote by Carl G.Jung “ Life really does begin at forty. Up until then, you are just doing research”. This is definitely the age where you pretty much (almost?)

When I was a little girl I wanted to be just like my mother. She was beautiful and wise, gentle and understanding. Nobody could sing like she could, or read...

"In January 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO stated that there...

It has been just a few days that my kids are home bound, and I’m already missing school. The 4.30am alarm doesn’t seem that harsh a sound anymore. I mean,

'Onward' is Disney-Pixar's latest animated feature, starting Tom Holland and Chris Pratt as brothers: Ian and Barley. The film is set in what can only be described as a sort...

Forget about “love is in the air” this February and don’t you dare go sniffing around trying to find it either. Because you and I both know with the current...

A few days ago, at a family get together, my sister in law was so happy about how well my 2.5-year-old niece was settling into playgroup. And to my utmost...