The good old Doordarshan days

Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. –R. Buckminster Fuller Amazon Prime brought me here. I will tell you why I feel that technological advancements should have some self -control for it it often swipes away things of greater emotional significance and gives us sad nostalgic moments. The day before…

Tuesdays with Morrie – The only book I have read twice

If I am ever asked to suggest just one book to read which is thin and tiny, has a compelling narrative and is highly engrossing, then out of all the books i have read before and all the books I am yet to read in the future, i will choose “ TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE” I…

Why I Chose To Become A Writer ?

Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it’s the answer to everything. … It’s the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out…

Coco was all set to leave for her very own quaint little bookstore located in the by-lanes of Bombay. She wore the shirt displaying checkered patterns in shades of black and green. Pairing it with her blue denims, she let loose her shiny black hair earlier tied into a loose bun and left the house…

I Have A Thing For The Things That Have Lived

I don’t appreciate some kind of changes. I dislike how we evolve making a slight change here, a little there to escape from social misfit. I support growth and development. Everyone does. That’s how everyone will get to lead a better life. But when it leads us into substituting the things that have stood the…

Would You Like To Be A Ping Away Or A Postcard Away ?

I have never received a postcard to this date. Not that I am complaining, as I have been lucky enough to receive a few letters. What catches my sorrow is how the strong wave of digitization swept away the ancient tools and techniques of communication that have always worked, eliciting wonder and surprise. I wish…

Filling your inner void should not be the purpose of your life

Before you began to read this, please know that I am not against the idea of loving someone nor I stand against the desire to be loved. The thought behind this post is let you know that wishing to spend your life with someone who loves you unconditionally is natural but if you’re unhappy and…

What I learnt from 64 days of Social Media Detox

I am beginning to take time to heal, to learn. Life still moves me and confuses me. Of the things I experience, I will fail to come to terms with some of them, while many others will inspire me. Of the people I love, some I may lose but some will choose to stay.

The Last Chance

The less time there remains in your life, the less you want to waste it. I and Ila strolled out of the Interior-Café not with second but the last chance of rekindling our long lost relationship. Atmospheric electricity sent mysterious squalls of frangipani and jasmine lingering in fragrant air pockets while it rained. I felt…