Category Archives: Inspiration

Daughters of ‘Mother India’

Why feminism doesn’t mean ‘making villains out of men’, and how women can empower themselves. Continue reading

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Heroes vs. Villains

It’s a fact that heroes are overrated, but nobody realizes this, because the audience sees the heroes through the pink goggles of awe and adoration. Point to be noted here is that heroes become heroes when they overcome difficult situations … Continue reading

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Do writers consider themselves superior than the readers? What’s your honest opinion?

Q –> Generally writers and poets consider themselves a notch superior than the reader. What’s your honest opinion? Most poetry and many articles in top-tier publications zoom right over my head, making me wonder whether the author is patting himself … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gone by Julie Elizabeth Powell

Gone by Julie Elizabeth Powell Rating: 3 The premise of this story is truly unique and intriguing… and sad.I understand how difficult and heart-wrenching, yet necessary, it would have been for the author to pen it all down. Writing this book … Continue reading

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Ramblings of a turbulent mind

Sometimes you want something so bad in life… well, I don’t know about you, so lemme talk about me. Sometimes, I want something so bad in life that I can’t think about anything else. I don’t know why I become … Continue reading

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Bearing a Child in the Cold Corporate World

Corporate world has recognized the importance of hobbies and extra-curricular activities as being very beneficial to productivity. This is the reason why they provide stress-relieving facilities like Tennis/Badminton courts, swimming pools, sauna, common rooms, billiards/pool tables, libraries and whatnot. Companies … Continue reading

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Your Story/Thoughts Inspired by a Photograph

This post is inspired from another blogger: sethsnap He is a photographer and posts his thoughts on photography. He says that one image, without explanation, can mean different things to different people. That a simple picture can tell a complete story. … Continue reading

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City Girl – A Short Story on Friendship & Parenting

A short story I’d written some time ago: Twenty year old Piya was troubled when she picked up the phone to call her best friend, Ramya Thiyagarajan. She knew she was in for a scolding as soon as Ramya knows … Continue reading

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Not as Happy as You – A story of Need & Crime

“NOT AS HAPPY AS U” Sometimes in life we feel so blue, But someone, somewhere is not as happy as u. Somewhere far at the border when a soldier sleeps, Missing his loved ones he silently weeps. Somewhere a mother … Continue reading

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Why I turned Author

I was a pretty level-headed and sturdy person since childhood. I mean, I enjoyed company as much as I enjoyed loneliness; I loved talking and yet, could go mum for days together without even bothering a trifle about it; I … Continue reading

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