An Avid Learner

Reader, Writer, Learner.

Don’t we all hope, that amongst everything that is changing in our lives everyday, at least the people in it remain the same.

December 2017 has been a busy and stressful month, mostly because of work also a lot of retrospection, of the year 2017, of the 22 years of my life. What has struck me the most are that I have come… Continue Reading →

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”- Albus Dumbledore

I started reading Harry Potter series when I was 19, after I gave my CFA Level 1 exam and when I started my last year of graduation. I definitely didn’t think that the series is for kids or not for… Continue Reading →

“What a loss to spend that much time with someone, only to find out that she’s a stranger”- Joel, Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind

In my almost 22 years of life, I haven’t watched or read enough good work. In an attempt to watch fine movies, better work, I saw the movie “Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind”. The movies, as I had expected… Continue Reading →

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 →

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