Author: Gee Sahota

A Journey Well Travelled

Funny how the few pictures, above and below, taken on a country hike in Princes Risborough this Saturday, have summed up my story of the last two months gone. This poem to accompany my photo story just burst through. I just love how the discovery of words can soothe the...

Life – A River Runs Through It

As published on Fearless Femme on 16th March 2018.  Writing this poem was hugely inspired by Bruce Lee, who himself, aside from a supreme martial artist, was a philosopher who quoted a lot from The Tao. It’s a reminder that no matter what life throws at us, if we can...

How Hearing Voices Helped Me Feel Empowered Again

As published on Fearless Femme on 26th Jan 2018. “Believe in yourself, Gee.” “Stand tall, Gee.” “You CAN do this, Gee.” These were just some of the light voices I’d hear, urging to me hike up the mountain of empowerment, once I had plunged to rock bottom. It’s important to...

Butterflies poster & trailer – Cefalù FF 2018

We’ve officially been selected for the Cefalù Film Festival 2018 and were even shortlisted for the Corto Giovani award, a branch of the Cefalu Film Festival. We didn’t win and that’s okay as we’re proud of our efforts  – a first film for many of the key players in the...

#MeToo Goes Global: What Happened in Goa Doesn’t Stay in Goa

As published in Brown Girl Magazine on 2nd November 2017. Kicked off by Harvey Weinstein’s public hanging by a string of Hollywood women for rape and sexual harassment, #MeToo stories on social media, worldwide, are still maintaining momentum, ever since Hollywood actress Alyssa Milano called on women to recount their own...

I Refuse to Say Fai*lur*

Mid September and I pulled up to the gate of my mate’s home to pick her up for the airport. We were about to head for our yoga retreat – eagerly anticipating relaxation, sea, sunshine, mind & body balance in beautiful Benirras in Ibiza. But I’m interrupted by a ping...

Lifeline: Open Up & Talk

Adapted for Brown Girl Magazine on 25th September 2017. How can one lighten the sad demise of Chester Bennington, who chose to leave the earth plane last month? A victim of child sex abuse at 7 years old to a supposed male friend, 10 years his senior. He was afraid...

Head Up, Back Straight, Stand Tall

June month gone has called for a review of where I stand today. It’s been a frustrating month to keep the momentum rolling at a forward pace, but I keep being nudged from that Unknown Force to remind me that I stand tall, at least 5ft 7, an inch taller...

Telepathy & Voices

Please don’t assume that hearing voices automatically means you have schizophrenia or psychosis, as is commonly perceived. They can be uplifting, even insightful, like a sixth sense. In fact a host of famous people, from past and present, have talked and written about hearing voices. These include Gandhi, Freud, Anthony...