A Tale of resilience

It’s been a while! Miss me? Wondering what happened? Well, life happened! Did you think I wasn’t coming back? You’re wrong! I may be lazy & indisciplined but I DO NOT GIVE UP! As a comeback, let me share a story to showcase my resilience. This was about three years back, when Delhi had only... Continue Reading →

The grocery bag

Some years back, I was staying with my colleagues in a three-bedroom flat. Let’s name the flat-mates for our convenience: Preachy (yours truly), Baby & Perfect (Checkout my post on “Types of flat-mates” to know the origin of these names). They could manage only late-night interactions on weekdays as all had different office hours. One... Continue Reading →

It happens only in India

India is a dynamic, soulful, colorful, unique country. Most of all it’s full: full of life, full of people, full of energy, full of experiences! There’s a common saying “It happens only in India!” which came from a popular Bollywood song. There are incidents which make my belief in this very strong! Once, I was... Continue Reading →

Beginner’s guide to Flat-mates

Moving out of parent’s place for the first time could be overwhelming! Along with the new city, job and being a grown up, come multiple un-knows. Biggest one being “the flat mate”. Having moved across four cities for work, I have had my fair share of flat mates. Here are a few kinds I encountered:... Continue Reading →

The “unromantic” proposal

Around 9 PM, pleasant weather, racing heart..Could faintly hear a couple of ladies gossiping..there was a distinct stink of an old dirty cloth..and yes, this was the most romantic moment of my life…Hold it! Let’s rewind a bit.. It was the year 2006. This was the first time I saw him. We both were enrolled... Continue Reading →

Me vs Books

In my line of work, one needs to be updated about the latest trends to stay ahead of the curve. I recently selected a few courses and certifications to meet my professional growth targets. How hard could it be? Well, let’s find out.. First off gotta get into “the student zone”. The ritual remains the... Continue Reading →

Is sharing caring?

Let’s be clear. This never happened with me! It happened with my good friend..umm..let’s call her Clingy. Even though she grew up with a bunch of siblings she was way too possessive about her belongings. Like most of us, material things brought her joy. She was a good dresser and avid jewelry collector. Always loved... Continue Reading →

The “Guilt” trip

These are true events from my first solo train trip. All my family vacations had equipped me with enough skills and paranoia to get through it. To survive any Indian train platform one needs to bring out their inner ninja skills. You have to be in your “Unagi” state using all five senses to the... Continue Reading →

On top of the world

I scanned the room and my eyes locked on them. There was an instant connection, excitement, longing... This would definitely burn a hole in my pocket..actually would burn the whole pocket... After a mini fight between my "spoilt" and "logical" sides at the cash register, we went home hand-in hand. There they were! Pretty as... Continue Reading →

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