Category Archive: Women

A Thousand Splendid Suns

‘A Thousand Splendid Suns that hide behind her walls’; Laila and Mariam that hide behind her walls. The title of the novel ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ written by Khaled Hosseini is taken from… Continue reading

Speaking out on Cyrus

Speaking out on Cyrus and even commenting on the Miley Cyrus situation has taken me a while because, apart from the fact I prefer to refrain from being judgemental, I have been torn… Continue reading

A Room of One’s Own

‘A Room of One’s Own’ is a famous book by writer and feminist Virginia Woolf in which she declares ‘A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is… Continue reading

Romance in the Modern Era

Romance in the modern era is a battlefield. After simultaneously reading a series of trilogies, all of which inhabit the perfect love story, and reading various criticisms towards these novels, I write this… Continue reading

Women of the World Unite

Women of the World Unite. Feminism has thankfully become a worldwide phenomenon. Being a feminist does not entail hatred for men, nor does it require women to constantly acknowledge their position as a… Continue reading

Model Behaviour

‘Modelling is a disrespectful profession.’  ‘Modelling is a hobby only, and that is all it should ever be.’ Being a model has received paramount scepticism. Coming from an Asian background, I have seen… Continue reading

Beauty and the Beast

Cosmetic surgery has become as popular as buying a lip-plumping gloss. Media infects society with the notion that beauty is Cheryl Cole’s perfect teeth, which are of course cosmetic and false. Glowing, non-wrinkled… Continue reading

A Confession of a Shopaholic

Why a book is your best friend… and not those absolutely fabulous Jimmy Choos… (because the stiletto heel is bound to break soon………….) It had been a week and I could not take… Continue reading