Locked outside my own house, I sitting on the floor at the doorstep of my apartment, bored and dying a slow death by the hands of mosquitos, when I decided to call Tony to kill my time. After the usual random conversation, he told me about this market within a fest sort of concept that … Continue reading When Olam was Created
As I sit in an auto stuck in the Bangalore traffic with the rain pouring around me - a situation other people I know from Bangalore would dread being - I can't help but smile. The architect in me is probably in distress. She would have to deal with the consequences of rain at the … Continue reading Monsoons!
There were two spaces (or situations) when my mind disconnected itself from all it's indulgences, distractions, concerns and just - wandered. Calmness - there is no string my mind needs to follow. It links one thought to another and keeps moving. But the pace is the best part. Unlike the times when thoughts move too … Continue reading Mind Spaces
When I got down from my bus at Kamalapur - a little village about 4 km away from the centre of Hampi, I already had conjured an image of the historic city of in my head. Derived from movies, friend's travel stories and travelogues, this image already told me what I was going to see. … Continue reading Hampi!
Ever since Ananya was a child, she lived inside small universes created by herself inside her mind. Her world would be composed of the imaginary people, inanimate objects and their lives. The universe was complete. These imaginary people of hers had their problems – which would become hers, they had reasons to become happy, reasons … Continue reading Little Universe
Around 8am on the last day of 2017, I was forcefully woken up from bed by the door bell ringing continuously – creating noise pollution my very peaceful sleep couldn’t handle. Just as the very groggy me dragged my feet to the main door to open it, I was taken aback by the energy of … Continue reading GoodBye 2017
Lesson Number One. That car accidents are not fiction. They don't just happen in movies, series or books. That accidents can happen to anybody. That we got in a bad one. I was in denial about this particular fact for a long time - before and after the accident happened. The clinic we used to … Continue reading What I Learned From Getting Tossed Around Inside A Car
This post was what I was working on, on the day I got involved in a car accident. Since then, my state of mind and thoughts about things in my life has altered dramatically. Considering this confused state of mind, I'm not sure if this is an up-to-date article. Let's just say, this is the … Continue reading Hello Bengaluru
This one was supposed to be the first post in a series of posts about Trivandrum and small stories connected to my life there (as sort of a farewell to Trivandrum). But every time I sat down to write something, I get a beep from my phone and with the non-existent quantity of self-control that … Continue reading Today’s Rant.
Dear Future Daughter You might exist in my world 10 years from now. So this is me inviting you to this world of mine. But better be prepared for some strict training from my side. This is how it will go – When you reach the age of ten five three , I will train you how … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Future Daughter