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Living in the mist

We have all had days, weeks, months or may be years when everything passes by , you are living, but it doesn’t feel like living. The mist somehow takes over and the ambiguity of your own thoughts gets too difficult… Continue Reading →

Being strong doesn’t mean not speaking when it hurts. 

Please talk, speak it out, I beg of you. Whatever it is, however stupid you think it is, however foggy it seems, even if you don’t make sense to even yourself, say it. You don’t always have to make sense,… Continue Reading →

“I suspect the truth is that we are waiting, all of us, against insurmountable odds, for something extraordinary to happen to us.” – Khaled Hosseini

I have been a fan of Khaled Hosseini ever since I read, “The Thousand Splendid Suns”, however “The Kite Runner” became my favourite. His third book, “And the mountains echoed” came around my birthday, and naturally it was gifted to… Continue Reading →

May be life is all about giving yourself the liberty to be scared, to be doubtful and to be a little, a little stressed.

We are all in this world trying to figure out what life is and trying to get the best out of it in the manner we seem the best. Some hold on to things tightly, some to people and some… Continue Reading →


A few weekends ago I went for a trekking trip to Kothaligad, near Mumbai. For the night, we stopped at a very small village called Peth. The village was pretty underdeveloped, it didn’t even have washrooms and proper water supply…. Continue Reading →

Cat Person

Cats, I believe are more like an adult human. Moody, selective, suspicious and always in search of comfort. Dogs on the other hand are more like human infants. Happy, loving and trusting. And may be this is the reason, why… Continue Reading →


After wasting two hours trying to untangle a chain, I realised all I was trying for two hours to escape. Escape from the task I was at, escape from the current state I was, from the fact that things will… Continue Reading →

A little recreation 

A few days ago I suddenly remembered how once in sixth grade we were asked to write an autobiography of a cycle. Funny na? I remembered how much my teacher and classmates like that simple story of a cycle. As… Continue Reading →


I do not agree with the old saying that time heals everything. In fact time worsens a lot of things. What time heals is wounds but what it worsens is a disease. A wound however deep would heal over time…. Continue Reading →

Thanks, but no thanks. 

Since the minute I saw all the ‘Happy Women’s day’ messages and wishes, I had this recurring though in my mind, do I actually need a DAY to be celebrated that I am a woman? Does this celebration actually makes me… Continue Reading →

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