One of the best-known names in the history of storytelling is Ibn Batuta, the Moroccan scholar who toured the medieval world over a period of three decades. His travels covered most of the modern-day Middle East, and even great parts of Africa and East Asia. His journals are still referred to by scholars and learners … Continue reading The modern day art of storytelling
There is just so much anger inside of me. So much that I want to yell about. However, the person I want to yell at isn't next to me anymore. Perhaps that's where the anger is stemming from. You know those situations in life, where you're unwillingly thrown into a 'competition'? And then the person … Continue reading Misplaced.
Dear Dadi, Like every other kid, I don't have any strong recollections of you (or anyone else, for that matter) from my infancy. I look at photographs today, however, and I see this tiny little brown kid, laughing in the lap of her grandmom. That makes me happy. You smiled a lot more back then, … Continue reading Letters to my dying grandmother.
There are very few movies out there that make a resounding impact within you. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) is one of them. (Now, I may be roughly a year late, but nevertheless). I think it suffices to say that I lack an immense amount of movie knowledge to be able to write a review … Continue reading The Grand Budapest Hotel | [Movie Review]
Okay so a ton of us have seen the video titled, "My Choice", directed by Homi Adajania, for the Vogue Empower campaign, narrated by popular Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone. All of us have settled down with some opinions on it, which initially ranged from 'Omg, what a brave video!', to 'Deepika, you go girl!' Personally, I … Continue reading Empower: A view on “My Choice” | [Rant]
When I first turned 13, I was frankly terrified. Everything was changing, in and around me. My body was having strange growth spurts (in like every region possible), and people were now reacting in a much different manner in my company. My old clothes looked terrible on me. I was bleeding every month from a … Continue reading The era of bad bras, fifteen thousand crushes, and all things strange. |
According to some kind of study, it takes approximately 17 months for you to completely get over an ex. To this, I have three things to say: this is in regard to people who possess the ability to think and understand the concept of love, and have dated for a considerable amount of time, and … Continue reading Breakup Blues | [Non-Fiction]