Beauty Beneath the Surface

My radio show ‘Beauty Beneath the Surface’ is here!    In a society which has deeply ingrained such unrealistic beauty standards and has put so much pressure on us to always look picture-perfect, it’s sometimes very easy to lose yourself, compare yourself to others especially on social media platforms and constantly feel like you’re notContinue reading “Beauty Beneath the Surface”

To my twenties

Today it’s my birthday. My teenage years are officially over. I cannot believe it! Where did time fly?    As I am turning 20 years old today, I am enveloped by a sense of gratitude that makes my heart smile. I feel so grateful for every single blessing that I have the power to countContinue reading “To my twenties”

 I graduated! 

    The last few weeks were eventful, chaotic, full of bittersweet memories, yet the one thing that was on my mind the whole time was the fact that I made it.       I graduated from high school.      Earnestly speaking, I cannot comprehend how or where the time had flew. ItContinue reading ” I graduated! “

”The Archers” on BBC Radio 4

  ” The Archers” is the longest British radio soap-opera that was originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4. The radio drama follows closely the Archers family while trying to face all the modern pressures of the rural life. Set in the English village of Ambridge, ”The Archers” has been created by Godfrey Baseley and sinceContinue reading “”The Archers” on BBC Radio 4″

”A Mix-Tape for Gus” on BBC Radio 4

  ”A mix-tape for Gus” is a radio music documentary that was originally broadcast on Tuesday 30th of October 2014. According to Emily Levy, Gus’ sister, the documentary that she made in the loving memory of her brother came as a gesture of affection and as a strong desire to spread to the world hisContinue reading “”A Mix-Tape for Gus” on BBC Radio 4″

”S-Town”-US NPR Podcast Series

      “S-Town” is a seven-part podcast which is hosted by “This American Life” producer Brian Reed and produced by the team behind “Serial”, ”a weekly program on public radio in the US. Released in 2014, it investigated the 1999 murder of Baltimore high school student Hae Min Lee.” (The Sydney Morning Herald,2017) The storyContinue reading “”S-Town”-US NPR Podcast Series”

“Heavy Toll” on BBC Radio 4 Extra

     “Heavy Toll” is an audio documentary which is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra, a radio station whose main aim ”is to provide speech-based entertainment.”(BBC Radio 4 Extra,2016) Overall,the station is designed ”to be a mixed speech service, offering in-depth news and current affairs and a wide range of other speech output including drama,readings,comedy,Continue reading ““Heavy Toll” on BBC Radio 4 Extra”

The pursuit of happiness

At the end of this challenging,yet indeed rewarding year that flew more quickly than I could comprehend,I choose to reflect upon myself and my most beloved treasures. Looking in retrospective,I believe that this year brought me more than I could ever hoped for.I laughed a lot.I cried.I smiled.I loved deeply.I cared.I won.I learned.I did.I achieved.IContinue reading “The pursuit of happiness”

The power of thank you’s

    Saying that you made it is easy.Saying that you feel content for what you achieved is easier,even if you don’t feel like it for real.Saying that everything is yours to deserve might be the easiest thing to do.However,saying a mere “thank you”,from the bottom of your heart,to the ones who helped you alongContinue reading “The power of thank you’s”

My dear 18

        Last week,I turned 18. Some may assume it is just an usual age that I have to go through,or that I’m just slightly older,yet,in all honesty,I’ve never felt so good.So full of love,joy,strength and elation for what is to come next,for the future which is slowly,but surely shaping into my present.Continue reading “My dear 18”