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The Girl In The Shorts

The Girl In The Shorts

Tik Tok Tik Tok Tok Tok Tok Past the houses, the shops, the rickshaws, the autos I walk! There’s a bunch, a never-ending bunch, That looks at me, turns its head, then smiles, and flees! But what do I do? Tik Tok Tik Tok Tok […]

Pillars on which the world leans on – Happy Women’s Day

Pillars on which the world leans on – Happy Women’s Day

Civilizations have withstood the vicissitudes of time and so have its member species. Owing to the contemporary debates, we have realized the struggles of each of the genders of our species have been starkly disproportionate and paradoxical. The ​50:50 playground has been one of the […]

What triggered my first solo trip – Tips for a first time​ solo traveler

What triggered my first solo trip – Tips for a first time​ solo traveler

“I had always fancied the idea of going to a random place and exploring it on my own. And when I finally did it, I learned to overcome my own inhibitions that not only concerned travel but so many other things too.” Before moving to […]

Why is it sometimes easy to open up to strangers than loved ones?

Why is it sometimes easy to open up to strangers than loved ones?

A lot of you must have had the experience of opening up to strangers, be it talking about your problems, your life goals, or sharing your deep dark secrets, or just being more yourself. I have had this feeling quite often in recent times. One […]

Why did I quit my job?

Why did I quit my job?

I joined Amazon thinking that I’ll leave after 1 year but I stayed for 3 more years after that. l graduated in 2014 and immediately joined Amazon as a Software Engineer in Hyderabad. I completed my Bachelors in Information Systems with BITS Pilani during which […]

Rape is not Consensual and Why we need to Teach this to our Children

Rape is not Consensual and Why we need to Teach this to our Children

The motivation for this post is this VIDEO. It really made me question the type of upbringing we are doing and the kind of things we are teaching to the future youth of India. And we as a nation, hold responsibility for it. The elders […]

Pole Dance and Fitness: Breaking the Stigma

Pole Dance and Fitness: Breaking the Stigma

Do you remember Enrique’s Dirty Dancer that was released in 2011 ?? While this song was pleasing to both eyes and ears for many, I was mostly intrigued by the dance the girls in the video performed. With their extreme flexibility and their work with […]

Seattle Street Photography

Seattle Street Photography

Why did I decide to join a Street Photography course Apr 28, 2018 I was in the US on an L1-B visa for the last 5 months working as a Software Engineer. When I decided to resign from my job, a few people suggested making […]

Who needs pampering when you can pamper yourself

Who needs pampering when you can pamper yourself

July 22, 2016 This morning when I woke up, I scrolled through the messages on my phone. Hurrayy!!, my account has been credited with this month’s salary. I had already become broke because I squandered all of my last month’s salary, the value of which […]

In the Classroom

In the Classroom

He speaks and he speaks like a Godly geek I hear his voice and though I hear him speak But am I really listening to what he says? Or I am lost, lost in the good old days!! He acts and acts his best to arouse my interest […]

Desperate Times Desperate Measures

Desperate Times Desperate Measures

So I found this coupon through an app where I was getting salon services for 1/3rd of the actual price. Very excitedly I bought the coupon at once and went to the salon the next day. When I was done and making the payment to the manager, […]

A Narrow Escape

A Narrow Escape

Some place in Gurgaon, India Gurgaon being a place where you do not generally get a house without a broker involved, you are almost always accompanied by an agent(broker) for visiting the flats. So there I was traveling with one such broker for house hunting […]