She woke up soon. Too soon for it to be the morning, but too real for it to be a dream. She stared at the ceiling for a little bit and watched the rusty old fan rotate lazily. Her eyes felt heavy, and she decided to close them again, only … Continue Reading
Disclaimer: The article contains quotes from people suffering from mental health issues and addictions and includes mentions of self-harm. Names used in the article have been changed for their privacy.
February this year saw the first cases of Covid-19 in India. By March, many of us had packed our … Continue Reading
In the midst of countries locking down and people growing more distant owing to the Coronavirus pandemic, Michael Tisserand tweeted, “we are all edward hopper paintings now”. The comparison seemed uncannily apparent with Hopper’s paintings depicting voyeuristic canvases—that imbue a sense of loneliness and alienation. It can be argued, that … Continue Reading
This lockdown has proven to be something that is disrupting everyone’s lives in a major way.
While people are advised to step out only to get essential items, they are also meant to be practicing social distancing. After the country’s initial nationwide shutdown came to an end on the 14th … Continue Reading
Caught in a bedlam, desperate need of clarity?
In this troubled period, we at MTTN greet you with an optimistic hope that you are well and making the most of this lockdown. Not necessarily by being productive, but also by treating yourself to some much-needed self-care. While measures are … Continue Reading
“The real voyage discovery consists not in seeking view, but in having new eyes.”
The words of Marcel Proust echo in my ears as I open my eyes with the utmost reluctance. Opening the balcony doors to let in some fresh air, I notice that the city is still asleep. … Continue Reading
Who knew that we would be witnesses to such a catastrophic event in the world, the likes of which has never been seen before? To prevent the spread of a tiny virus, we are confined within the four walls of our homes and forced to give up our education and … Continue Reading
How does one define home? Perhaps a shelter over their heads, where they have a family, or where they earn a livelihood?
The need for some people to act as economic units and earn an income has displaced them from their homes. These people, better know as migrant labourers, constitute … Continue Reading