Woh intezar tha jiska, yeh woh seher toh nahin

When the news headline reads: "An 8-year-old’s rape and murder inflames tensions between Hindus and Muslims in India", as a country we have failed our girls, yet again. For the god you believe in's sake, an 8-year old girl was brutally raped and killed and what is at the forefront are religious tensions? Can we … Continue reading Woh intezar tha jiska, yeh woh seher toh nahin

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Pondy – Of Pastels, Posing & Strolling

Planned on a random impulse, Pondy was going to be my first officially passive holiday, with a blank to-do list, the desire to feel rested and absolutely no attempt at any strenuous self improvement; in short, a break from the usual life and usual holidays. That I had earlier been to the region and checked … Continue reading Pondy – Of Pastels, Posing & Strolling

That place called a Garden

When I think Pride and Prejudice, Wuthering Heights or Gone With the Wind, the first thing that comes to mind is their bucolic setting: long avenues, tree-lined driveways and the estates with their gardens. Rebecca's Manderley is a case in point. In our march towards progress,  high-rise and community garden are the new normal and houses with a … Continue reading That place called a Garden