A New Year’s Day – symbolic representation of a fresh leaf of a Gregorian calendar year. And like all times thus far, this day too was one of no resolutions and traditional celebrations. A typical New Year’s Day is expected to be celebrated a certain way, and without commenting on whether or not there is… Continue reading A Fresh Slate
One of the best feelings in the world is finding something you were searching for. But what could be even better? Getting something priceless when you weren’t actually searching for it. After such a philosophical beginning, the background: Weekends are cleaning days, and today was no different. There are times when I brave myself to… Continue reading The notes from the past Me!
So after a brief hiatus, I am back with the picture and prompt series. After almost a week, I had to get back to write on the picture prompts my friends had sent me one by one. The overwhelming response had made me exhilarated, and I had to rework the drafts, and polish them. This… Continue reading Pictures and prompts – 3
There are multiple playlists in my phone and laptop, some even randomly named like ‘Walk Home’ (The playlist that has exactly the number of songs that will play long enough for me to walk back home from the nearest bus stop), ‘The Morning Bloom’ (The playlist that has the complete set of uplifting songs I… Continue reading Always On Repeat – Part 11 – The Instrumental Playlist
Human relationships are simultaneously the most frightening and most exhilarating thing ever. There’s always a zenith and a nadir. While on one side there is the ultimate happiness of love, on the other side there is a fear of loss / separation. There are seemingly enough complications that can arise naturally without us having to… Continue reading 3 A, 2 D, 1 C
Author’s Name: Jonas Jonasson The Book(s): Jonas Jonasson is the Swedish author who has written many books like ‘The Hundred-Year-Old Man who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared’, ‘The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden’. His works are in Swedish and have been translated to English by Roy Bradbury. The book I am… Continue reading J for Jonasson #AtoZChallenge
Author Name: Agatha Christie The book(s): Agatha Christie is the famous creator of fictional detective Hercule Poirot, Miss. Marple, Tommy and Tuppence duo and other memorable characters. I have read her books in my early days as I began to explore the thriller genre. There are many books of hers that are my favorites, including… Continue reading C for Christie #AtoZChallenge
International Women’s Day! A day to celebrate being a woman, a day set aside to cherish all the women in one’s life. A day to wear pink (all the women, I mean). A day where there are slogans celebrating womanhood everywhere you turn. A day that is quickly forgotten once the next morning dawns. A… Continue reading This Women’s Day, celebrating men!
When you don’t know about something, it is easier to ask and arm yourself with information. The information should lead you to seek more, and know more. But on the rare occasion that it does so, the information overload might cause an overload and a strange sense of euphoria to suddenly show off all the… Continue reading The bliss of partial knowledge!
If asked the question ‘when does despair strike you the hardest?’, many of us will answer, ‘when the hopes were too high!’. When people hope for something to happen, the despair caused due to a delay or failure will be very high. Nothing brings down the morale of man faster than hoping for something and… Continue reading Hope as a life force!