Picture Prompt- Week#1- The Wait

Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is "timing" it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way. -Fulton J. Sheen Waiting with patience is underestimated. Every phase of our life invariably involves the waiting game. It is probably the most excruciating... Continue Reading →

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When Statues tell Stories

Recently I had the opportunity to attend a walk along the statues in the Marina, as a part of an event. It was conducted by the Storytelling Institute on account of Madras Day. This is the advantage if you are a media student. You get to know a lot of events and somehow gather the... Continue Reading →

Emergency Retold- Kuldip Nayar

Title- Emergency Retold Author- Kuldip Nayar Published- 2013 Pages- 320 Genre- Non-Fiction The book is an account, a live third person account of the Emergency. Kuldip Nayar was a journalist, who was imprisoned during the Emergency and had to undergo the injustice inflicted upon the masses. We all know that the Emergency was one of... Continue Reading →

The Fifth Estate- Comfort Food

We know that India has four estates- the legislature, the executive, the judiciary and the media. Without these, any country would not be complete. So in a way, we can say that an 'estate' here means something essential. I call dibs on calling 'comfort food' as the fifth estate because it provides comfort to people.... Continue Reading →

Perspectives- #2 Frank Bruni

This New York Times columnist is a revelation to me. His writings are smooth and provoke me to think emotionally. I happened to read two of his pieces, both fine ones, and it left me going back in time to look into my own life and my relationships with my father and sibling. I have supportive parents.... Continue Reading →

Perspectives- #1 Chimamanda Adichie

This series, 'Perspectives' will have everything that I learn these days, which I feel I could share with you all. It could be well-written pieces, small things that I felt were significant enough, awesome articles or books that I stumbled upon etc. I am fortunate to be a part of an amazing group of students,... Continue Reading →

On A Fan-tea-stic Trail

Some call this their Elixir of Life. For some, this is their Holy Grail. A Chinese stamp that is loved by the entire world.  Recently, I got a chance to visit the new outlet of Tea Trails, opened in Anna Nagar, Chennai. This was a place that I longed to go and when I got... Continue Reading →

Hangwoman- K.R.Meera

Title-  Hangwoman Author- K.R.Meera (Malayalam) Translated by J.Devika  Published- 2014 Pages- 432 Genre- Fiction There are so many people out there, whose existence we take for granted. It could be someone close to us, or someone who is essential for us carrying on our day to day activities without a glitch. This book is about... Continue Reading →

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