Fone Free Day – The Day That Was

Hello People! On Saturday I decalred that I and Deepika,  my fellow-blogger and partner in crime, would be going off our phones for one entire day, making it the First day of our initiative called Fone Free Day. As part of the day we were to abstain using our phones,  except for some important calls, and…

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Fone Free Day – An Initiative

There’s a saying that goes, An excess of anything is bad. But we are living a life of excess everyday. Excesses of food, TV, information, lethargy, negativity, pollution, alcohol, drugs, money, what not. Sure, there’s minimalism in our home decors, in the art work we buy, and in our hearts too, but that’s an excess of…

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Nothing Unholy about Holi

One of my fondest memories of childhood is celebrating Holi in Allahabad during my Father’s 3 year work-contract there. As some of you may know, Holi celebrations in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India are not for the faint-hearted. There’s not just colors involved, I’ve seen things like eggs, muddy water and sticks as well…

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Is Friendship Confined by Boundaries?

A few weeks back, I had an argument with an acquaintance over how we don’t chose friends based on their bank balances. I told her (I’ll call her X), friendship like love, knew no boundaries like money, class, gender and such. While she conceded that it may sometimes be the case in love, she vehemently…

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Life is What You Retain

Life isn’t about what you hoard, It’s about what you retain….  The knowledge  you gain, The memories you make, The relationships you nurture, The pains that you suffer,  And through those pains, The lessons you learn.  And while success maybe achieved,  It may be retained only by perseverance,  Because without persistent effort, Success is earned by…

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