Social media is a tool that has brought the world closer than ever before. Much of what happens around us is either influenced by it or affects it in some way. Whether you’re a politician, businessman, sportsperson, film producer or a common man, social media gives you a platform to say and be heard. Content… Read More Social media: My share of Bouquets and Brickbats #MyFriendAlexa
Remember those childhood days when catching butterflies, climbing trees or even playing in the mud gave us a thrill? There was an unbridled delight in the way elements of nature seamlessly gelled in our everyday life. We excitedly collected different types of leaves for our school project and goofingly tried to mimic bird sounds for… Read More Reconnect with Nature #CauseAChatter
I’m a little bit of this and a little bit of that kind of person. I paint when the mood hits me, dig myself in books for days at times, go on a nature-clicking spree or cook up a storm in my kitchen. You get the gist? However, an intricate scuffle arises when two or… Read More Word of the Year 2020
Dipti peeped from over her cubicle repentantly as the once exuberant Kunal hung his head low and silently walked over to his workstation. She had been jubilant when her seniors had almost sacked him on her coaxing. However, she had let a personal grudge overshadow her professional behaviour and that was highly intolerable. It happened… Read More The Grudge #WoWe
Two and a half decades ago I shook hands with a friend and declared that we were best friends. Teenagers then, the whole idea was to claim exclusivity over each other’s time, gossip and have a ready shoulder to cry on. The term BFF or Best Friends Forever wasn’t coined till then (if it was,… Read More Why do we need a forever?
Marriage is as much a journey into self-exploration as it is about discovering and deciphering someone else. “Whatever belongs to me, belongs to you.” is one of the most clichéd reiterations romantic and/or married couples generously sprinkle over each other. However, pocket, phone or privacy in general, many don’t spare a thought to mark boundaries… Read More Your pocket or mine?
As a child Shivratri always held a special place in my heart. The revelry in and around our home on this day was infectious. Some people started chanting mantras early in the morning while others loudly played bhajans on their tape-recorders for others’ benefit. Waking up early and accompanying our parents to the temple was… Read More 5 Fasting Foods for Shivratri