Celebrations. I’ve decided I’m going to have them as often and as self indulgently as I can. I’m thirty-five, not dead!
I had an idea for a non-fiction piece when I realised today’s A2ZChallenge prompt ‘C’ would carry a story version well, if I said it stood for City.
It might seem that I’m opposed to all Indian festivals but I’m actually, not. Not even to today’s grand occasion of Raksha-bandhan. Well, I have no problem with honoring the sibling relationship. If anything, I’m all for occasions that remind you to be grateful for the presence of special people…
A review of ‘Sisterland’ by Curtis Sittenfeld
A short story about the truth behind the peaceful family.
Yesterday I came upon a wonderful, if not depressing realisation. Human beings seek the same old social structures everywhere. We replicate the same relationship models, no matter what new social settings we are in. This realization came to me courtesy too many back-to-back episodes of How I Met Your Mother….
Yesterday was the condolence function that culminates the grieving period. This is the eulogy I wrote for my grandmother.
I’ve written a guest-review for WOGMA on the movie Bubble Gum. If you just scoffed, please do read my review. I thought so too, when I read the title and I was pleasantly surprised. The movie was the best thing about my day. Read the review on WOGMA. When the…
We spend our lives organising the world a certain way. Then someone comes along with their own set of rules. Thus we get inherited relationships.
There’s a common notion that women are programmed to love the idea of marriage, thanks to the paraphernalia of weddings. But that isn’t why I don’t want to marry.