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
Earth, as everyone knows, is called the blue planet. The reason for which is none other than dear old H2O. But, long before the Newtonian fluid came into existence, there was something else. There was a time when the Earth was covered with nothing but volcanoes. Huge mountains, spewing out magma, painting the sky red, made our planet no brighter than the sun itself. This … Continue reading Volcanoes
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.
“Where are you going, Sandy?” said Justin as he saw his friend Sandrine hurrying past him with her I-pad. “Tennis. The big group has called me. As for the I-pad, there’s something I wanna show them,” Sandrine replied, “catch you later”. Sandrine Victoria Smith was a nerdy, overly-sincere tennis player whose chief ambition in life was to make friends with the ‘big group’ i.e. the … Continue reading Fitting In
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….
Everyone in this world draws inspiration from someone – be it their parents, teachers, a famous personality or even themselves. These people who inspire us become our role models. We admire their qualities and try to emulate them in our lives. If we are self-inspired, then we say, “I am my own role model.” Ideally, we all are our own role models but … Continue reading Inspiration