When love knocks on your door Ask it honestly, Are you alone, or accompanied By your brethren For you alone cannot satiate me. I seek the comfort of trust As much as the ode of respect, With dignity and equality As the sisters that propel you. You in your solitude Are likely to combust And … Continue reading
We are already into my favourite season of the year - that beautiful time somewhere in between summer and winter. I would refrain from calling it "Fall" in the Indian context, because really, India doesn't have a fall or autumn. But yeah, it's the season for cinnamon teas, brunches, mid-day or evening plans, and of … Continue reading A little bite of life
True power does not lie in what you can make other people do, whether around you or far away. It doesn't lie in owning every conceivable luxury. It doesn't like in looking perfect and well put together at all times. It doesn't even lie in your in your intellectual capacity that helps you stay miles … Continue reading
That relationships evolve, is a commonly known and accepted fact. But the extent to which they evolve, and the people involved change is an unspecified territory. Who knows how any of the people involved will change, how as they grow, the ones they chose will evolve. So how do you weigh your chances before you … Continue reading Relationships and travesty
(Reposting an ancient post from September 2008 from my old blog because it tickled me so. Also, please ignore the strong opinionatedly outraged tone if you spot it. Thanks) I have been reading Robin Sharma's 'Who Will Cry When You Die?' lately. Had bought it for a friend's birthday. Since he already had it, i … Continue reading THE MONK WHO MOVED MY CHEESE
You know one of the oddest ironies of this life? You may grow older, but you never grow up. And that comes in second to only one thing.. while your family and close ones will spend half their lives (and yours) telling you how you need to grow up, directly or indirectly THEY are the … Continue reading Growing older, but never old enough..
I have been obessing over this song ever since i heard it in 13 Reasons Why. It is haunting, beautiful and full of this sorrow and ache which is so difficult to otherwise express in words. Here is a Youtube video of the song from the show https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JAAjqvwqHw I am not the only traveler … Continue reading The Night We Met..
What do you do when you become a part of somebody else's life's drama? And how do you explain the lack of empathy that comes in beyond a point? When you've been a 'good person' for so long that people have started expecting it out of you. How do you then explain that even you … Continue reading The cup runeth over..
The summer season is usually a very confusing period for my skin. It's hot and sweaty, and the mere idea of loading my face with moisturizers, sunscreens, serums or any other product for that matter makes it seem more like a task than an essential step. But now that i am nearing thirty, i am … Continue reading My summer skin essentials