Who Cares?

We’ve been taught all our lives that to be decent human beings means that we exist on this earth to (as far as we can) make life less difficult for others, and in turn, make them less difficult for us. To feel like we have a greater purpose, and to feel like we are making… Read More

Suicide Hotline…Please hold!

SUICIDE. The word caught your attention, didn’t it? The truth is that suicide catches everyone’s attention. It’s only the actions that lead up to suicide which go unnoticed. The high rate of suicides among Mauritian youngsters lately has compelled me to write this article. For research, I wanted a book on suicide from the library, and… Read More

On My 27th Birthday, A Conversation with Myself

“There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.” – William Barclay  This year it’s being difficult to put 27 little candles on the cake, which of course reminds me of Bob Hope’s, “You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more… Read More