Dear me, Why do you seem like a stranger to me, at times? I mean, we’ve been together for 24 years now. This strangeness is exhilarating, like the first few minutes of a blind date.  But, at times, it becomes overwhelmingly exhaustive, I tell you. How am I supposed to make you happy, when I… Continue reading Stranger


Not My Cup Of Love

Love is an integral part of our daily vocabulary, yet the question “What is love?” is met with puzzled looks. What is this romantic love? Love has been overly romanticized. Some people describe love as an incomprehensible feeling that they experience, in the presence/absence of someone out of deep affection for them. Some believe in love at… Continue reading Not My Cup Of Love


Warm(ing) Chennai

Thousands of trees were uprooted, cable and electricity wires snapped, windowpanes of tall building shattered, hoardings were ripped apart, signboards crashed to the ground, traffic was paralyzed and about 3000 street lamps were brought to the ground on the wake of the Vardah cyclone. About 40 trains were canceled and people were stranded in the… Continue reading Warm(ing) Chennai

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F.R.I.E.N.D.S Forever!

Monica is right. The beginning of the second quarter is indeed a roller-coaster ride. I was skeptical while watching the popular American sitcom ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S’. How could a bunch of adults, possibly be this reckless? But I realized that they are as real as you and me. No matter how much we try to be in… Continue reading F.R.I.E.N.D.S Forever!


50 Shades Of Patriarchy

After innumerable discussions about objectification, I contemplated the foundation for objectification in my life. I turned back a few pages to check how I have been a victim of objectification and it resulted in conflicted emotions. The fundamental problem that plagues our Indian society is the highly biased social construct of Patriarchy. This misogynistic approach… Continue reading 50 Shades Of Patriarchy