Ruchira Sharma

London

This Is What Would Happen If London Flooded

TLDR: If the tube floods, we're obviously in big trouble.
Ruchira Sharma
8.3.18
online dating

South Asian Women Like Me Still Face Subtle Racism on Tinder

What it really means when people say South Asian women are their "type", and how it makes you second-guess people's motives on dating apps.
Ruchira Sharma
7.24.18
generation rent

We Analysed Passive-Aggressive Flatmate Group Chats

A relationships expert told us what was going on in some of the deeply awkward screenshots we were sent.
Ruchira Sharma
6.13.18
Holi

Why 'Holi-Inspired' Paint Throwing Parties Make Me Queasy

Holi is a religious festival in India, but recently it's become an "experience" for Westerners.
Ruchira Sharma
3.6.18
christmas

An Exhaustive List of Comebacks for Your Seasonal Family Arguments

Use this cheat sheet as soon as your uncle starts up with all that bollocks.
Ruchira Sharma
12.21.17
RACISM

Here Is Every Time I've Encountered 'Hipster Racism'

An employee of Lena Dunham's used the term when she announced she was resigning
Ruchira Sharma
11.22.17
Eating Disordrers

Why So Many South-Asian Women Have Eating Disorders

I suffered from an eating disorder throughout my teens, but I didn't realise that, as a British Indian, I was statistically the most at risk.
Ruchira Sharma
9.8.17
taylor swift

We Asked Some Goths What They Think of Taylor Swift Going Goth

"I literally despise her and want her to disappear off the face of the earth."
Ruchira Sharma
8.25.17
relationships

Love Jihad: Sikh Parents' Fear of Their Children Dating Muslims

Seventy years after the partition of India, Islamophobia is still common among British Sikhs and Hindus. Often it's left unspoken, but rears its head when it comes to interfaith relationships.
Ruchira Sharma
8.10.17
Question Of The Day

What's the Shortest Amount of Time You've Spent in a Job?

Anthony Scaramucci's calling ten days... any advance on ten days?
Patrick Heardman
Ruchira Sharma
8.1.17
protest

We're Doing Protest All Wrong

Matthew Bolton believes we need to give up on protests like "The Day Of Rage", in favour of a more nuanced approach.
Ruchira Sharma
7.27.17
herpes

Would You Get Herpes from Usher for $1 Million?

What say you, people of London.
Ruchira Sharma
Patrick Heardman
7.20.17
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