Often, the word ‘new’ is associated with freshness, a pleasant change, and even the beginning of a journey. Whenever I hear the word ‘new’ attached to anything, I usually get a flutter of excitement: New clothes, bring it on! New books, count me in! But once, it so happened that the word attached itself to me and that is a story that never gets old. … Continue reading Newbie
Charles Dickens once said: “What greater gift than the love of a cat?” Truer words have never been uttered. Having a cat as a part of your family is a full blown ride. I adopted a cat on the fifth of February this year and since then, there’s never a dull moment in the house. My cat is called ‘Fish'(yeah, I named him…..) and he … Continue reading The Feline Photoshoot
As we move from one crisis to another, here are some words from John Steinbeck that hit me in all the feels. “All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.” The world had its biggest and most dangerous crisis in the Coronavirus pandemic. It affected each and every person physically, mentally and emotionally. This brings me to one of the most … Continue reading Pens Against The Swords
Here’s a question: What made a colourful artist, a mad-haired scientist, a blonde dentist and a shy electrical engineer a global rage and a storming sensation? Well, for starters, Imma introduce the gentlemen and then, Imma answer that question. Put Your Hands Together, for…. HER MAJESTY! QUEEN! They are the champions of the world right there! And without further ado, let’s begin answering my own … Continue reading Her Majesty! Queen!
Here’s a question; What connects Simba to Bruce Lee? -10 if you say they are both kings(they are but that ain’ it.) +10 if you say they have amazing sidekicks. Welcome to my Ted talk! Sidekicks are often those characters to which readers, film-goers and consequently fan fiction writers love to attach an individual POV. In more cases than any reader/film-goer would care to … Continue reading The Sidekick Story
The list is as follows: 1. Tin Buckets(3) 2. Plastic buckets in red(2) 3…. Hehe. Ok, now lets go to the things I haven’t quite achieved….yet…. The Bucket List!!!! Morgan Freeman, here we go!!!! Number the first: DISCO DANCING WITH QUEEN ELIZABETH. That’s right, Lilibet herself! Let’s actually look at Lilibet now, her adherence to Royal Protocol and the very fact that she is the longest ruling … Continue reading Listing the Buckets!!!!or simply the bucket list….
People. Humans. Homo sapiens sapiens. PeRsOnAlItIeS…. People person’s paper people!!!! Dunder Mifflin! Paper needs aside, we are gathered here today to celebrate humanity! Specifically the travel community. Meaning tourists. And Hotel Staff. And receptionists. And Tour guides. And the random guy on the street who translates for you or gives your lost self some directions. All. of. them. The people you come across on tour … Continue reading 5 Types of People You Come Across While Travelling….
Here it was, yet again, that day of 2018! And that, happened to be the very day her alarm clock decided to conk off. She got up with a start, staring in horror as the minute hand slowly inched towards number 6. Half past seven. Half Past Seven! Her heart threatened to burst out of her chest, her mind began to shut down, slowly, steadily. … Continue reading The Fight After Christmas
And I thought the word ‘random’ was slang. Ok, well I didn’t but my English teachers sure did. It was like a standing instruction in class, “You use ‘random’, you lose marks! The ICSE board does not entertain slang!” At that moment, all of us, by which I mean 40 ‘marks-thirsty’ girls readily agreed but as soon as the class ended, the first remark … Continue reading Random.
An experience, whether good or bad, is a priceless collector’s item. These words by Isaac Marion hold true for this incident. It was a lovely evening, for me, because I was going to the Pune International Literary festival for my very first book reading. The Writers’ club of my school had recently published a book which included stories and poems written by all its members. … Continue reading And then comes Ruskin Bond….