Independent India

Independent India

Independent India subservient onceLooked down upon as runtsLives to breathe free airBeneath the sunshine glare Back then came the BritishThe patriarch of EnglishDrowning India in oppressionSlavery and suppression Despotism years after its inceptionCried out for India’s redemptionSo emerged the freedom fightersOf unity igniters India’s freedom was earnedAfter several lives were burnedFrom murders to ...

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Night filled with unexpected turns while driving in Mumbai

Blind Psychos Driving in Mumbai

Driving in Mumbai is very difficult. People who drive on the streets of Mumbai have to be out of their mind. This is the only way they can drive with confidence. They have to be like blind psychos. There is no other way. If you are a Mumbaikar, you will know what I mean. If not, sit back and read to the end. You should be warned. Things could get ugly. Why I almost suffer minor strokes while driving in Mumbai?My heart is still pounding. It’s beating while skipping a few beats here and ...

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Travelling with friends

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Travelling With Friends

Travelling with friends is fun and I’ve got 5 reasons why you should do it more often. Some of the best moments and memories are created when travelling with friends. It’s a plan you look forward to and fondly start packing your bag. It’s a time when you get away from the world and just be with like-minded hysterical buddies. So, I stayed up all night thinking about the next day. I am not a morning person but that trek with my friends is what kept me awake at night. I didn’t even ...

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Let us take a walk on the Mumbai streets or do you dare? Fourteen types of walkers

Why do the Mumbai streets boil my blood? Today, I am going to talk about how people walk on the Mumbai streets. I really want to kick the person who walks in front of me. Why? Because sometimes, you just can't dodge a walker in Mumbai. My blood is done boiling and has evaporated from the sheer sense of giving up. Neck and shoulder? Aching with the rocking twists I just pulled several times. Feet? Tired of playing kabaddi on the Mumbai streets.  I found 14 types of Mumbai walkers So, ...

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Digital Apps Today – Are We Missing The Speck In Our Own Eye?

Digital apps today are at fault or are they? We blame digital trends for disconnecting us from one another, breaking friendships, and other important relations. Not to mention, the perpetual destruction of reputation. Blaming Digital Apps Today Are We Missing The Speck In Our Own Eye? Someone very close to me pointed out that the digital age has failed to bring people closer or connect people. The accused - Messenger apps like Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, and hangout that have been designed ...

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Virar Rain Update – Looks Like Venice – Less Romantic

Virar rain update - latest report of the way Virar looks during monsoon is like Venice. It, however, looks less pretty, less romantic, less everything. Venice is a beautiful place and is a romantic getaway in my wish list. For now, I’ve been given the opportunity to look at life from a different lens. Appreciate what you have and where you live. Not Venice but Virar it is!When I used to tell my colleagues that I’m off to Virar, they used to roll their eyes and call it a village. I ...

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MUMBAI RAINS WORK IN MYSTERIOUS WAYS How the monsoons taught me to enjoy at home

Mumbai Rains taught to enjoy life when under house arrest due to the floods. These rains have worked in my favor. Not all the time, not every year but this time, it did. Playing angry birds at home is not really the ideal game app to play all day. You can't really blame digital apps today for successfully beating away your boredom woes.The monsoon season always makes me more poetic than I usually am. So, if you read some lines ahead that sound like a dream, be sure to comment about it. The ...

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reading books

Reading books – The Era of Darkness and more

Reading books is a delight for writers such as I. There can be no ultimate joy for those of us who believe in the power of words. The pen is a warrior that fights for the word of thought flowing onto paper. Reading books are just the epitome of gladness that no one can surpass. Let me take you through the brief journey of my love for reading books.I am currently reading Shashi Tharoor's The Era of Darkness. You might, therefore, find both my liking for books and the author himself coincide ...

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The perfect ingredients to dedication & success

The perfect ingredients to dedication & success

It's okay if things don't go your way. Sometimes, you've just got to learn to steer the ship when the storms are out to play naughty in your life and you'll be successful in whatever you do ? We learned this today in our hungry morning moment. Sunday breakfast! When breakfast success ingredients were on our minds So we planned to make our breakfast based on a video we watched on Facebook. We were determined to make this a success, no matter what way it went... We were going to prepare this ...

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Faded Memories Still Alive

Faded Memories Still Alive

The words we said The moods that bled When times were slow For love to glowConfused moments Made no sense But overthinking was a crime So we did all in our timeThe roads we walked The times we talked Places we went Times we spentThe food we ate With friendly debate The things we spoke And laughter evokeWhen two became one T'was friendship with only fun And all the beauty in a sweet Nothing better than a treatwhen colours splashed And ego clashed Between ...

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