‘Classic.’ A book which people praise and don’t read. – Mark Twain Though December has only just begun, many of us are already looking forward to the bonfire night when the slate is wiped and we step into another beginning. So What better way to knock of those much dreaded intimidating classics off your shelves…… Continue reading 2017 Classics Challenge
Last year, I had ordered a bunch of christmas related books or books embracing the christmas spirit and enjoyed my little unofficial readmas so I figured why not do this year as well ? These books will also be a part of the #WYChristmasreadalong that I’m going to start in December. Here are 12 books…… Continue reading My Christmas Reading List for 2016
The sun, moon and stars are the same everywhere but when I stood in my backyard I knew when the season was changing, when the glare of the sun increased, when the warmth hit a higher note and when the winds nudged the branches bringing a competitive streak of flirtations from the star above.…… Continue reading The same star of two cities
Someone had splashed two pails of paint on the sky. The pink still seeped through the blue and dripped heavily down in large tear drops except that this canvas had no edges. I was sitting on a rusted swing with a book on my lap. There was a nip in the air and I had…… Continue reading Humans and their Cosmos.
Two drops race each other on the window beside me. The rain tills the ground, until he wears out his cold temper. Little muddy tributaries flow throw the eroded spaces on the sides of the road, at last collecting in a massive gutter. When it first started out, I was drunk up on the smell…… Continue reading Summer rain
With every fold of the skin, I have aged. The wrinkles more profound as I understood the subtlety of living. I have wondered and replayed the past trying to edit the reel of my life. What if I took left? And if growing old has taught me anything, it is this ; To have less regrets…… Continue reading Going out
Happy Holi Everyone! If you don’t know what Holi is, It is known as the festival of colours, celebrated on the last full moon of the lunar month Phalgun, at the end of winter season. You might have caught a glimpse of it in the new video released by Coldplay called “A Hymn for the…… Continue reading Speaking Colours