Fairies

Yesterday my cousin sisters celebrated their 9th birthday (they are twins, one minute difference). This is the second time I missed their birthday. This time I had to come back for college just one week before their birthday. Wish my holiday could get extended by 7 more days. That’s why felt worse this year. I had already bought their gifts and left them with my … Continue reading Fairies

A Tale of two cities

At the end of every six months, after my semester exams are done, I fly homewards for a 20-day (end of odd semester) or 45-day (end of even semester) break. I fly from Bangalore to Siliguri which takes 4 hours. Around 1900 kilometers journey. Just yesterday I returned from my 21 day vacation. Tomorrow 4th semester begins. New semester, New phase of life. Got to … Continue reading A Tale of two cities

Word of the Week (WOW) 22nd November, 2015

Word of the Week is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to learn new words every week. To participate just make a post with your word and leave the link as a comment to Heena’s WOW post. Atelier / noun / atuh-lyey / plural noun: ateliers A studio especially for an artist or designer Synonyms artist’s workroom Origin late 17th century: from French, from … Continue reading Word of the Week (WOW) 22nd November, 2015

Writing 101#5 Hook ’em with a quote

This is what I found two days back on my brand new T-shirt: Though She be but little, she is fierce         – Shakespeare I had always pictured Shakespeare as a male chauvinist. That’s what his plays conveyed to me. But this particular quote however speaks for the women.        I always believe, we women may look petite, timid or shy but we possess the … Continue reading Writing 101#5 Hook ’em with a quote

Writing 101 #2 – make a list

Things I like — I like collecting. I can’t stop collecting the freebies with my favorite biscuits or cereal or even the McDonald’s Happy meal merchandise. I’m a numismatist and a philatelist. —  I have a thing for miniature objects. I like pens smaller than normal, I have around 4-5 miniature diaries (God knows what I want to write in them). I like babies, I … Continue reading Writing 101 #2 – make a list

Writing 101 #1 – Why do I write?

As the first assignment of Writing 101 course, The Daily Post asked a million dollar question – “Why do I write?” I write because…… There are times when everything goes wrong, and your heart and mind just cannot take the pressure. Also in the flow of venting, you might land up offending your friend or someone from the family. That’s when writing and your journal … Continue reading Writing 101 #1 – Why do I write?