Words of Wisdom

Thinking and a penchant quest for knowledge is often viewed by many as a either an idle mind on a frivolous journey or an unintelligent being trying to acquire elusive wisdom. Some also find it tiresome and torturous. But  most of us enjoy thinking. It makes us reflect and introspect: helps us realise our deepest…

A Verb Called Love

Love is a verb, a word that makes you do and feel things like no other emotion does. It is really a neatly laid bouquet of synonyms that makes you feel and do a lot of other things too. Right from admiration, affection and respect, it covers everything from sacrifice, guilt, jealousy, greed and even…

Lost in Translation 

Friendships are the most intriguing relationships of one’s life. We learn values at home but their strength and a way of life only with friends. From passers-by, acquaintances, buddies, mates, partners to soul mates and guiding beacons, each of them leave a lasting impact on the direction your life takes. They drive the course of…

A Bolt From The Blue

So engrossed was she in the library with poetry, that she lost track of time was late in reaching her hostel. Waiting at the gate, Geeta was hoping the otherwise stern matron would let her in, or maybe the kind old watchman? But she could see no one. Worry soon became fear, but the police…

And That’s The Way It Ends…

Ten years made of a year of solid friendship, two years of courtship and seven years of marriage. That’s what it came down to, as we stood before a room full of strange people dressed in black and white, for whom we were reduced to just another case of “Divorce By Mutual Consent”. Ironically, that…

A Hitchhiker’s Guide To Pune City…

All of us have something that can hold our attention. Some check out cars, some enjoy sunsets, many while away a lot of time noticing the other gender. Eye candy is something that not many can avoid or ignore. Even those looking for spiritual gratifications have some kind of fetish, so not all that excites…

Nothing Last Forever… Or Does It?

There is no forever-after in life. Everything that starts, has to end somewhere. How that end affects us, is purely up to us. They say all good things come to an end, but we don’t realise why it was good, or we just can’t see the good in things. When a phase of life ends,…

Lessons That 2013 Brought With It

Like all springs, summers, autumns, monsoons, and winters are never the same, the cycle of life is just as amazing. Every season that changes brings with it hope, joys, despair, melancholy, and eventually reminiscence, introspection, and retrospection. After all, there is no point of sleepwalking through an eventful existence without learning something new, and putting…

Turning A New Page: A Birthday Like Never Before!

You can never have enough friends, never have too many of them, or ever run out of them. There was a time, when I truly thought I can’t keep pace with the people I enjoy being with, so maybe it’s time not to forge any new bonds. But friendships, possibly like love, just happen. The…

Joining The Dots

Hindsight is probably the first step you take towards learning. If you can’t look back and realize the true meaning of your experiences, life hasn’t really taught you anything yet. If you are going to let things pass you by in life, they might seem as bliss at first but the tests of these unlearnt…