The Beast That I Carry With Me! (Don’t worry, it isn’t some confession. Just a rant on my hair)

They do not understand that I appear to wear my hair the same way since I was a kid not because I necessarily like it, but because every haircut looks the same on me. The frizz, the stubborn frizz, the untameable frizz…All I ever wanted was to look like that little girl in Poppy Umbrella ads! … More The Beast That I Carry With Me! (Don’t worry, it isn’t some confession. Just a rant on my hair)

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A life less free

Originally posted on The Grateful Dead:
This story is based on a true incident, though I have incorporated enough fiction to make it sound unreal. In India, there are some villages in Maharashtra where there is a practice that is still continued. Once the girl child reaches puberty, she is taken to the “market place”…