Drip Drop, Make the Boredom Stop

  It’s been days without proper sunlight, and the familiar nursery rhyme, 'Rain rain go away, come again another day' has never seemed more fitting for a situation than it is now. Every morning, when we pull the curtains back, we sigh in defeat seeing raindrops drum against our windows panes thinking of how we could have... 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 →

A Letter to Jane Austen

Dear Jane, I was thirteen when I was given my first copy of Pride and Prejudice. It was bent on the edges, and the pages had turned yellow with time.  What I had first thought would be just another period novel soon turned into an intrepid journey of a young woman battling against the hackneyed... 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 →

A Letter to Ada Lovelace

Dear Ada Lovelace, I first saw your name in a corner of my computer science textbook, packed between the likes of Alan Turing and Bill Gates. I'd only just recognised my love for programming, but even then, seeing a woman's name amongst the many men piqued my interest. You may not have set off my... Continue Reading →

A Letter to Janaki

Dear Janaki, I hope you’re doing well – finally in a place where irrelevant questions of purity and virtue don’t constantly hound you and you are engulfed in your mother’s all enveloping embrace. The people of my world remember you fondly, and you might have heard their prayers to you from the realm above. The... Continue Reading →

To Gruber and To Snape

“Always”. Who would have imagined that one simple word could ever mean so much to millions of people all over the world? One word that would teach so many people what love is. Every single ‘witch’ and ‘wizard’ reading this will be able to understand who is being referred to here- Severus Snape. Today, 21... Continue Reading →

Where is Humanity Headed?

Most scientists and sociologists agree that where humanity is headed in the near future can be boiled down to three possibilities. The first and most desired possibility is the human race spreading outwards into space and eventually establishing a Galactic Empire. The next is that humans build right into the earth, neglecting space travel, utilising... Continue Reading →

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