Archive for January, 2014

January 16, 2014

Mission Accomplished

by thebirdieflies

It was a road trip to a small bird sanctuary some 200 kms from where I live.

Nine people, one car, one day.

But so much fun.

January 2, 2014

A Leap of Faith

by thebirdieflies

Dear Future Me

Now and then, you need to take a leap of faith.

Start off small – maybe tell a new friend something about yourself and see how they react.

Sometimes they will be rewarded. But quite often they won’t be, and you will end up feeling stupid.

But well, I don’t need to tell you that – you are, after all, the girl who is the first to tell your crush that you like them!

Putting the ball right back in their court, haha. šŸ˜‰


Present Me


January 1, 2014

Yet Another Year Goes By

by thebirdieflies

I’m not one for new year resolutions, but when I saw photos from my yoga days, I decided I haveĀ got to start doing it again.

The last year has been full of ups and downs – meeting lots of new people, going to new places, finally deciding what I will do in life,Ā Ā breaking up with A, losing a grandmother, but to end it all, coming to the marvelous conclusion that my life is what I make of it, and resolving to take more time out to do what I like doing best – exploring, discovering, learning.

I’ve been to more new places (1. the new city where I interned at, 2. the Tibetan settlement, 3. the two hilly, misty, foggy places, 4. the place where I went to for the sports tournament) the last year than any other year ever, and I hope that I can continue to trump the number every successive year from now on!

After a while, you come to realize that you’re only 22 (almost!), and you can still do tons of awesome, potentially embarrassing things (like crashing formal dinners meant for professors and sleeping on the classroom floor) without having to feel even the slightest bit embarrassed about any of it! You can get lost and find the way (and yourself) again, you can be completely clueless and land up in a city where you don’t speak the language, you can go driving without a destination in mind – things which make memories, epic memories.

I sound so high on life, haha.

I’ll end this post with a photo from one of the places I went to this December:


And wish all of you a kick-ass new year!