Love Is Not Enough

One of these two men had a clear and realistic understanding of love. One of them did not. One of these men idealized love as the solution to all of his problems. One of them did not. One of these men was probably a narcissistic asshole. One of them was not. In our culture, many […]

For The Art Lover In You

First of all, I’m thrilled that Bangalore has got a fine new art gallery. Surrounded by water and vertical gardens, this is one place I’d like to visit again and again. ‘The Gallery’ is a non-commercial arts space set up by the RMZ Foundation inside the techno-concrete jungle that is the RMZ Ecoworld IT park. […]

A Priceless Gift

The most introspective of hearts tend to be the most sentimental. We cling to the smallest moments from our past because we fear that emotion will never come our way again. – Shannon L. Alder Some things we’re expected to keep: a graduation photo, an award you got in school, the property papers of the […]

Life As A Work In Progress

We were supposed to have it all figured out by now, weren’t we? We were supposed to know exactly what we wanted and exactly how to get it by now, isn’t that what we were told about being an adult? We were already supposed to be the person we imagined when we were 10-years old, […]

I Chose A Lovely Fig

“I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked. One fig was a husband and a happy home and children, and another fig was a famous poet and another fig was […]

No More Tears In Heaven

Time can bring you down, time can bend your knees Time can break your heart, have you begging please, begging please Beyond the door there’s peace I’m sure And I know there’ll be no more tears in heaven At around 4am on 27 June 2017, my late dad’s 72-year-old best friend of 40+ years lost […]