Category Archives: personal narratives

I will be back soon, and be with us

The past one year has been perhaps one of my most prolific years on this planet. It has also been my first time in a space, at great physical distance from home. I could not have felt closer. However, this … Continue reading

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Are you obsessed with my hair cut?

Are you obsessed with my hair cut? Even if you are not, this post might be interesting. Last month I cut my hair. And I cut them short. (I am certain I am not the only human to have done this … Continue reading

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Reflection after watching “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”

Having completed my finals and several other quotidian tasks, I finally decided to give myself a break through India’s most cherished form of entertainment- Cinema.  (Please forgive the exaggeration, if it appears so.) Now that I am in the ever … Continue reading

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A letter unsent to a friend: A letter to no one

Dear ………… Hope this letter finds you well. I thought of writing to you because I like to write and I like the thought that you , with that calm on your face, would be reading it. That the depth … Continue reading

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Warm Deeds- Daily Musing

I was humbly moved today, by the actions of a man and two dogs. Having volunteered as a school tour guide at the National Museum, Delhi, I was attending their Orientation Programme. While taking rounds of the museum and listening … Continue reading

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Everything but the room on the roof

Unlike my childhood hero Rusty, I never exactly had the room on the roof, I did however move from room to room. Some of them are recalled here: Balcony mein room: It was the funniest setting ever; basically we were … Continue reading

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Meerut: Post 1: Bakri Mohalla

I was born and brought up in Meerut. But to be really honest, I don’t think I ever lived as a part of Meerut, I never tried to connect with my city, never tried to learn of its history or … Continue reading

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