The Death of Nuance

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. Jiddu Krishnamurti These days I have been going out into the physical world and not complementing it with an online counterpart. I don’t read much content online, don’t see thought posts about mental health, food wars or exhaustive travel hacks,... Continue Reading →

Nothing’s Built to Last

While working on an article I came across a study which proves that the greenery in the Mumbai city is linked to the socio-economic conditions of the population. The study proves that affluent neighbourhoods are visibly greener than neighbourhoods of low income groups. I had used this study to extrapolate to the overall geo-political issue... Continue Reading →

Cognitive Dissonance

Currently, I am surrounded by women who have taken on too much and they need help. How do I know this? I am one of them. At the recent Eid Daawat in my home, my childhood friend and her husband helped with a lot of the hosting, serving food and drinks, and cleaning up afterwards.... Continue Reading →

Make Something Beautiful

The other day, a small traffic had piled up on the street outside our building. It usually doesn't happen, so the honking and unrest made us go to the window to see what the fuss was all about. Turns out, one out of the two lanes was blocked by a huge fire-brigade truck so all... Continue Reading →

The Non-Essential

Every time I came to the blog in the last few weeks, I wondered what did I have to say. I believe this is a common malaise of bloggers who have personal blogs. What do we write about, we ask ourselves? As the days pass by, they cut and fold into themselves becoming more and... Continue Reading →

How to Travel Through Space

Forget the leftover change at the kirana store, run towards the auto, and run out of breath. You're going to be a few minutes late to the next meeting and even though you're sweating under your warm hair, you don't sweat this stuff anymore. Your ears are flowing with the sound of the simulated ocean.... Continue Reading →

I Am Chicken

Strap it in, folks. I am about to tell a story while I still can, and also because this is the only way to somehow put it out there. I chickened out. I have to say that first and get it out of the way. Folks who know me in person would never attest that... Continue Reading →

Books Read in 2021

In traditional fashion, here's a list of books I read this year with the accepted 5-star social marker of what I thought of each. There's a mix of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry in here and I have denoted them with as much detail as I could in a list such as this. Usually, I don't... Continue Reading →

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