Safarnama: A Travelogue

In the blink of an eye, this year has come to an end (well, almost). 2019 has been quite eventful for me. With completing three amazing years of blogging, one year of CA articleship (training under a practising chartered accountant), clearing the intermediate level examinations of Chartered Accountancy, and so much more, I cannot be… Continue reading Safarnama: A Travelogue

It’s Cartoon Time! (The Childhood Series #4)

Yet another school day is over. As the clock strikes 5 p.m., brother and I automatically relocate ourselves in front of the television. As it switches on, the familiar black-and-white logo which reminds me of a chessboard flashes. The next hour or so passes by swiftly. Our eyes are glued to the television, mouths agape,… Continue reading It’s Cartoon Time! (The Childhood Series #4)

An Open Letter To All Men

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I’ll Be There For You (The Childhood Series #3)

The clock strikes 9 a.m. I make my way into the classroom and head straight to my desk. As I settle down, my eyes dart in the same direction each day. To find my best friend. There she is! She sees me, does her customary wave. We stand near the same spot and exchange words.… Continue reading I’ll Be There For You (The Childhood Series #3)

Where Learning Meets Fun (The Childhood Series #2)

It is the fifth of the month. As I get back from school, I eagerly open the post box to check if we’ve got mail. Sure enough, I see the familiar package with the translucent plastic cover. Slipping off the covering, my eyes light up, on seeing what’s inside. Tinkle. 😁 The glossy cover page… Continue reading Where Learning Meets Fun (The Childhood Series #2)

Nostalgia (The Childhood Series #1)

The clock strikes 4:15 pm, the resounding bell is like music to my ears. We all stand up and in a sing-song voice, shout at the top of our voices: "Thank youuuuuu... teeeacherrrr." Picking up our satchels, we head towards the door in a hurried rush. As I make my way out of the building,… Continue reading Nostalgia (The Childhood Series #1)

Beauty Isn’t Skin Deep

Toxicity is one thing which our society does not lack in. Look around, and you find toxic relationships, toxic people and their toxic thoughts. What we do not realise is that this toxicity is stealthily creeping in our minds and getting ingrained there. Today’s blog post is about one such toxic thought which makes me… Continue reading Beauty Isn’t Skin Deep