Seasoned and Sprinkled

It all started with a song. A song that I danced to, like I was possessed. From the confines of my single dorm room, looking out to the sun setting at 5pm, coerced by squally showers, the song was what held me back from the wintery notes of solitude. The first month of living alone […]

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A Bite of Life

Away from home, you get more nostalgic than ever. I think this piece would be a standing testimony to that. All roads lead to Mutharasanallur. This humble village, not far from the popular Rockfort Town Trichy has been our escapade into sublime reality, and what we have called home for over three generations. My parents […]

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Why the world needs Humanities

Being a writer in this age and stage of life is hard, especially when writing is not considered ‘serious business.’ On most occasions, the fields of arts and humanities have always been overshadowed by the construed important professions such as the ones that deal with numbers or Law or Business. It’s quite hard for some of […]

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A potato’s guide to fitness

In terms of my career, I am heading towards a really good place in my life, and I couldn’t feel happier about it. I’m writing, reading and pretty much singing my days away- it somehow feels surreal. However, the only thing that has really always plagued my mind is ‘Weight loss’.  We live in a […]

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The photograph in my wallet

This article was published in the popular American magazine, The Aerogram.  To jump straight to the article, please go here. Thank you! 🙂 It was one of those lazy squally mornings when I notice that my closet requires a serious overhaul. And by overhaul, I mean cleaning. This decision was propelled by finding random objects clustered together for […]

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I think if I had my way, I would have wanted to meet Harper Lee, and I’d have arranged for our rendezvous at an ornithologist’s tavern. It would have to be fantasy playing out for me as I was amidst the melodious cacophony of the birds, while listening intently to Ms. Lee’s rendition of ‘To Kill a […]

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Silence of the Office

We all love our jobs, but there are just some everyday situations we encounter and respond to- mostly as a knee-jerk reaction. I had this crazy thought last evening and spent the rest of the night imagining what people would say to these situations in an undying spirit of satire. These situations are a fictional […]

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