Do You Know What Solomangarephobia Is?

I’ll admit that I’m bizarrely nervous about eating alone in a restaurant. I don’t mind eating alone at home in private, just not in a public restaurant/food court setting. I attribute this to my long-held belief that only sad, friendless, lonely people eat by themselves at restaurants. However, I half admire and half loathe happy […]

5 Reasons I Love Bangalore

I love Bangalore. I’ve traveled around the world but Bangalore seems like paradise to me and I reckon we all love our hometowns. It’s where we grew up, it’s where we had all our firsts. It reminds us of a certain time. Ha, I’m being nostalgic. What’s not to love about Bangalore – 1. mild […]

In a field of roses, be the wildflower

‘The mind I love must have wild places, a tangled orchard where dark damsons drop in the heavy grass, an overgrown little wood, the chance of a snake or two, a pool that nobody’s fathomed the depth of, and paths threaded with flowers planted by the mind.’ I love this quote from ‘The Garden Party’, […]

Happy Birthday Mummy!

Today is my mum’s birth anniversary –  July 11. And this is what I want to say to her. “You are the most beautiful person I ever met. I really miss your wicked sense of humor. Throughout life you kept telling me to never give up. To always, always move forward. I thank you for […]

Of Memories and Childhood

My favorite subject when I was a Psychology major in college was Human Development. Initially I was quite surprised that such a big chunk of the course material was dedicated to childhood considering there are other important phases in life like adolescence, adulthood and of course old age. Like Frederick Douglass said, “It is easier […]