i’m going to be 25 on wednesday and sometimes i imagine that i can see the shape of my life and all i want from it is quiet and lyrical, full of wonder and love for small things, toes stubbed on wicked desires, truth occasionally shrouded in ecstasy, grateful, gluttonous, joyfully ordinary
got some ophelia feels goin on
corrupting image files is my #1 favorite thing to do right now
Harnaam was just 11 years old when the beard started appearing and she spent her teenage years desperately trying to remove it. She would try to remove it by waxing twice a week.
The primary school teaching assistant endured vile abuse at school and would be stared at in the street. She became so self conscious she refused to leave her house, except to go to lessons. At her lowest point she began self harming and even considered taking her own life.
But at the age of 16, she found the courage to accept her facial hair after being baptised as a Sikh. The religion dictates that the body should be left in its natural state and body hair must be left to grow.
Harnaam was determined to show that she was beautiful no matter what she looked like.