The past week, marketers have left no stone unturned in reminding me about my gender. Happy Women's Day, the SMS says, Celebrate womanhood with a 10% discount (Eh, what?) . On a normal day, I have to obsessively remind my telecaller that I am a woman, in the midst of a continuous string of references … Continue reading Happy Women’s Day?
I love circles. In addition to a gentle reminder of thy physical shape, they also fill one with hope and color and patterns and the possibility of a smiling person's face on them. My fascination and appreciation for this shape only seems to grow with time. Mangoes, ice cream scoops, rasgullas, jamuns , rain drops, … Continue reading Cell Mate
These days Arnab Goswami is busy screaming from the right bottom of my browser window. I derive immense satisfaction in hitting the pause button and closing that tiny window. The effort people take in making sure nobody hears how much they can blabber is mind boggling. He seems to have found a commendable spot to vent his … Continue reading Dear ToI Online
Living in Hyderabad, I end up sharing a good amount of my balcony with pigeons. They are very good for my ego, with their feathers getting ruffled the very instant I open the door, so much so that they take flight and flee. But seeing them jobless instigated the manager in me. How can somebody sleep … Continue reading Pigeons and the messenger birds
"Women drivers are like stars in the sky. You can see them but they can't see you. " Well ... That does tickle the funny bone, doesn't it ? But there is no denying a lot of other things... like... We are a compassionate lot... we feel sorry for a bump on our enemy's car … Continue reading There she goes …
Two years ago, a good number of people were out protesting on the roads and in social media - supporting the cause of 'Nirbhaya'. One year ago, the TOI came up with statistics : One rape every 30 minutes in India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/One-rape-every-30-minutes-in-India/articleshow/39128982.cms Post this statistics, Uber cool incidents have taken place. But what have we … Continue reading Why no moral science graduates?
Another burst of creativity , or may be I am more bored. You see, that is where the confusion begins. I am perennially confused. Those fleeting moments when my confusion leaves me, I am depressed. Confusion saves me from the many troubles of exploring uncharted terrains and reaching glorious heights. Who said the view at … Continue reading Wardrobe Malfunction