20 years and counting

Today, the Harry Potter series completes 20 years of existence. In this 20 years, the series has seen it all. It has been celebrated, shunned, criticised and worshiped. All of it in a span of 20 years. For a lot of kids of the 90s era, Harry Potter would be an inevitable part of their... Continue Reading →

The Kind Worth Killing- Peter Swanson

  Title- The Kind Worth Killing Author- Peter Swanson Published- 2015 Pages- 322 Genre- Thriller The title seeks attention and promises suspense. This book is set in the quiet suburbs of Boston and Connecticut and revolves around the lives of four people. How destiny interweaves the lives of these four strange souls (I am leaving... Continue Reading →

How Fitness Works

Fitness is the new in-thing if you know what I mean. Being fit, fitness freak, fitster and a gazillion other terms have been coined for people who are craaaazy about being fit. So much that fitness and its related products and services industry are worth a *insert a huge number with a bunch of zeroes trailing it*... Continue Reading →

‘Coz of our meddling!

This word immediately reminds me of Monica Geller and her hair(!), which of course due to the humidity was all springy and frizzy. There is a general social rule that one must not meddle in other people's affairs. Now the word 'affairs' has multiple meanings and contexts attached to it. It could mean business, things, life,... Continue Reading →

Gender Roles and Body Shaming

'Konjam odamba kora. Apo thaan kalyanathuku apram sari a irukum' (tone down a little only then it would be perfect after marriage) 'Let the menfolk eat first. Let's serve food for them' These are common sentences we get to hear in a typical Indian household. Be it a family gathering or just a couple of family... Continue Reading →

Long Forgotten Songs #1

In a musical mood/mode today, I thought of documenting some of my favorite songs here. Since I am a 90’s kid, my list would most probably cover songs that came out during the late nineties and later. If you are an AR Rahman fan, this album would definitely be cherish-worthy for you. Rockstar which was... Continue Reading →

The New Journal In The Town

Remember the good old days when diary writing was a fad? It was one of the ways we recorded memories and revisited them whenever we wanted to. It was also one of the trails which we had, to check how far we have come, as a person. My earliest memory of diary writing is when... Continue Reading →

Thoughts from the Hull

A noon show of the movie Titanic pushed me to write this post. One particular scene in this movie always stumps me hard. The scene where Jack makes Rose promise that she will not die that night and not let go of her hopes of staying alive. He goes on to say that she must... Continue Reading →

Zebra Crossing

We all know what a Zebra Crossing is, don't we? Chennai is known for its signal junctions and busy roads. Everybody always seems to be in a hurry which is known by the incessant honking in signals, even before the lights turn green. The dilemma of how and when to cross the road has been... Continue Reading →

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