20 is a milestone age for most. It’s the time when you are no longer a teen and not yet a complete adult. You are most likely to still be in college. However, all that will be in constant flux in the next 3-4 years where you have to decide on your career choices, get a job, start earning (and saving), and being independent in the truest sense of the word. Let’s break down the thingsRead more
24, highly eccentric. Found at most party venues. Loves to read (And occasionally write). Originated in the hills (Nainital) but lost his heart somewhere on a beach in Goa. If found, kindly return to the owner.
Has the insatiable urge to classify, list and sort things.
Books are loved all over. Trilogies are made into movies. Epic fantasy series spawn a multitude of fan fictions and command a enviable following. Poems are memorized and recited at social gatherings. Short stories, however, are largely ignored. But that is, by no means, proof that they are of any “lesser” literary value. In fact, the well-written short stories are as insightful, scary, romantic and moving as their other literary cousins. Here are 42 short stories (thanksRead more
Someone who cannot wait to get a hold of you at the end of the day to vividly describe every moment that passed. Someone who is more excited at the prospect of a dinner because she gets to talk before, during, and after the meal. Someone who does not believe in being succinct and is liberal with her words, idioms and expressions. Someone for whom talking isn’t about conveying information but about expressing and definingRead more
You have 3 days and 3 nights to burn off. What do you do? Go to Goa. You and your friends want to have a good time, a break from the excruciating pace of corporate life? Go to Goa. Reunion? Go to Goa. Romantic get-away? Go to Goa. Goa in India is synonymous with holidays, fun, beaches, gorgeous girls, cheap booze and rejuvenation. But most of us are clueless about how to make the best out of 3 (orRead more
Everyone travels. It is an integral part of life. As a middle-class Indian kid born just in the 90s, I have spent days of my life travelling in trains. At that time, air travel was too expensive. I recently made the switch while in college when the perceived value of time finally overtook the value of money. But since the day I sacrificed a 24 hour train ride in favor of its more advanced cousin, aRead more