Travel Stories 4: Lost in Bangkok

We have always been dependent on technology to take us around. With GPS in almost every device, exploring new cities have become much easier or that’s what we thought when we set foot in Bangkok. Nestled on the banks of Chao Praya river, Bangkok or Krung Thep as locally known, is a commercial and cultural... Continue Reading →

Travel Stories: Exploring London

Exploring London can be condensed into two words—the London Underground and walking. All one has to do to experience the city is hop onto a train, walk around and get onto another train to their next destination. For someone accustomed to chaotic roads and crowded transport, the organisation of the various route lines and their... Continue Reading →

Creak- Day Seven of NaProWriMo

  Has democracy started to creak, with the chaos that has broken out? Whom to choose, whom to trust, with the supposed leaders, sheepishly stand as demagogues, as political opportunists? Between jingoistic warmongers, so swelled in their small-minded bigotry, ready to cripple, ready to kill, ready to besmirch anyone who steps out of line, smirking... Continue Reading →

A Letter to Malala

Dear Malala, An infinite level of courage, an unfathomable limit of confidence, the wizened face the twenty-first century has symbolised as standing up for what you believe in, irrespective of circumstance. As a young female of today, I look up to you. You, who literally took a bullet for the present girl child, to safeguard... Continue Reading →

Transcendant

  You're woven from the fabric of space, magnetic fingertips pulling me somewhere astronomically far away.   You're an ethereal dream spun from the laws of the universe, taking my mind light years away from my home planet.   You're the friction defying the principles of gravity, skin on skin refusing to adhere to conformity.... Continue Reading →

A Letter To Lady Gaga

Dear Stephanie, My earliest memory of you is a defining moment in pop culture; a moment which, I remember, became synonymous with your name for the years to come. The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards was characterized by your stand out dress of raw meat. Your outfit, complete with boots and a hat made of... Continue Reading →

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