The society I belong to brought me up with the idea of gender equality and female empowerment, so much so that it came naturally for me to strive for better grades than to learn how to cook. The predefined gender roles have long been forgotten. But that’s just the society that I live in. There … More The Independent Woman
I usually write at night when there is enough silence for me to listen to my thoughts, but tonight that silence seems impossible to achieve. For there are thousands of fireworks roaring outside and my thoughts would just have to pretend like they are on a low quality skype call. It’s the festival season here … More Festival Chaos
This is too big to fit me. It’s too huge to look believable. It’s getting uncomfortable. It’s adding restrictions. The weight is becoming unbearable. People have started to make fun of me. I can hear them but I can’t take it off. May be I should have kept it in the closet. May be I … More The shirt is too big
Imagine a tanned skinned 12 year old girl who is being repeatedly told she is too dark to look beautiful and that she will never be the confident good looking woman she dreams of to become. This long lost desert that she is sitting in the middle of, is filled with fairness creams and mirrors … More Gifting Hope
I wear glasses most waking moments of my day and put them on my teddy bear before going to sleep. I suspected my vision didn’t need that extra help to look at the movies my mind creates. But my dreams are getting blurrier day by day. May be I should start wearing contacts? Are everybody else’s … More Dreaming with glasses on.
I was 10 when I went in for my first hair cutting experience, before this I had straight hip length hair that my mother used to trim for me. I sunk into the big red chair, making funny faces at the fancy mirror in front of me. The lady hair stylists comes and stands behind … More The Haircut Story
I have always been a dreamer, I dream of affecting lives, I dream of appreciation from all around the world; and then I wake up to a place that is full of tragedies and mistakes. And it doesn’t make sense, because doesn’t everybody deserves a fair chance at life? A change to sing to the tune in their heads. … More The Destiny Bus
Imagine you go to the doctor and tell him u have blocked nose, and the doctor prescribes a dozen of medicines without even taking your temperature or examining your nose, would you take those medicines? Yesterday I was writing a post on a completely different topic when I got a whatsaap text from an old … More The Judgy Doctor Syndrome
Enthusiastic kids who take their roller coaster rides extremely seriously will do everything in their power to make sure they have the right kind of companions in their cart. They will know exactly where they want to sit and who they want to sit with. They would fight with the taller guys to sit behind … More The Positive Roller Coaster
I BOUGHT A NEW YO YO!!!! 🙂 I broke the new Yo Yo. 😦 It played the happy birthday song while spinning. Why would a YO YO play ‘happy birthday’ while spinning? No clue! BUT I loved it. I miss you little Yo Yo. So if today’s blog appears a little more disconnected than usual … More Immaturity is Bliss??