It all started when we went to get my visa renewed. The grumpy woman at the counter said it didn't matter that I had a monthly income and was paying tax because it was far more important that I had the B1 certificate from an integration course.
Two of my closest friends got married over the last few weeks (not to each other). That's two weddings I've missed because of distance. Even though not being there completely sucked, I've realised that it doesn't change our importance in each others' lives.
This week, my old friend Period came to visit after a long time. But some South Indian comfort food made her stay a lot easier to handle!
Flash non- fiction is non-fictional work of "extreme brevity that still offers character and plot development."
Over the years, Maggi noodles have come to be associated with almost commonplace memories. I try to recall some of it in this post.
"Cardamom, sometimes cardamon or cardamum, is a spice made from the seeds of several plants in the genera Elettaria and Amomum in the family Zingiberaceae."
How a mundane walk to the park with Sophie and baby K turned into an eventful afternoon on a cold, rainy day.
On the one hand, it feels like this year has been each day dragging through to the next- like that feeling of your feet sinking deeper as the wave of water recedes into the ocean. On the other, these last twelve months have whizzed by in a flash and dropped a beautiful little boy in our hands, like watching the waves and constantly being fascinated without worrying about how much time has passed!