I had my first real wake-up call when I was 25 years old. As I looked around my office, out the windows at my Uber sitting in the parking lot, I felt more confused than ever. I had created a life I thought I wanted. I’d gone to school, pursued higher education, landed a great… Continue reading How I founded my Start-Up?
Book Review: “Daughter of a Drunkard Monk”
Author: Saumya Kaushik
Publisher: Omji Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. (1 February 2015)
The Indian literary scene is bursting at the seams with new authors, new plots (almost, and sometimes contrived), new ambitions and new hopes (for some of us at least). And amidst all of this, as a reader, I am often perplexed and overwhelmed. I don’t know what to read some times. It is not about choice. It is about the quality of writing. It is about the writing that is intellectually laced and about the kind of writing that aims to reach out to everyone. In all of this, there is the kind of book that is mid-way – somewhere there but not appeasing to the masses (or not aiming to at least) and yet it does. “Daughter of a Drunkard…
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It's been four years since my father died. I have written three books, in these four years. In each of my books, if you read the acknowledgments (and in some of the dedications) you will find I mention my father. My father was a rule-breaker, a trend-setter, a pioneer in many things he did. He… Continue reading Why I write?
24 is an awkward yet wise age. This number sounds heavy and more so, the baggage it gives from society makes it plausible. You start to look back on the times you’ve spent with people who were literally there for you. There are those who stab you in the back, those who stand for you… Continue reading 24 Lessons Turning 24 will teach you!
“Things Change. Time Change. People got to change with them.” “You can tell a lot about a person by what’s on their playlist.” “That’s what I love about music. One of the banalest scenes is suddenly invested with so much meaning.” Can you relate to these wonderful quotes from a brilliant, brilliant movie? If you've… Continue reading You can always “Begin Again”
“There’s something about this man”, I said to myself as I puckered a brow and adjusted my handbag’s strap on my shoulder struggling hard to find a seat in the Delhi metro with earphones plugged in my ears and eyes glued to my phone's screen. A sea of people rushed towards the vicinity of the… Continue reading Hugh Grant is my one, true love!
I started studying Psychology a few months ago. I went to a couple of interviews too for my new prospects in life and I guess I mastered them. I guess. (Just Kidding. It’s only a start. There’s always much more to learn.) A lot many times I ask myself what I will do next and… Continue reading I may never know…
Mangiare per Vivere e non-vivere per mangiare - (Eat to Live, Don’t live to Eat!) Here’s some Italian wisdom to get your taste buds already tickling! While we English-speaking folks tend to say something along the lines of “work to live, don’t live to work” – showing our work-centric approach to life, Italians have shown… Continue reading Italian Cuisine Lover? These Delhi Restaurants are your paradise!
There is bravery in loving, even after the pain. Even from afar. Even with nothing in return. Hey Utkarsh, It’s been really, really long when you and I sat with each other and spoke through written words. It’s been really long that I wrote to you, it’s been really long that I touched to you.… Continue reading Six Years without you!