This is a typical village in the state of Odisha, India. When I was a kid, I used to spend summer vacations at my village. I love this place. Me and my sister carried small vessels on our waist and brought water from this very tube-well. In earlier days, there were no waterContinue reading “Local: My Village”
Recently, I came across a documentary film; Born into Brothels. I was so moved by this film that I read a lot on it and finally, I am writing this review. The film revolves round the life of the children of the sex workers in Asia’s largest red-light area, Sonagachi which is in Kolkata, WestContinue reading ““Born into Brothels””
“Dear passengers, Indigo Flight Number XXX from Ahmedabad to Chennai has been delayed by 1 hour. Sorry for the inconvenience caused”. This was the announcement which made her move restlessly in her seat. She was already tired after the big what-are-you-doing-with-your-life lecture from her parents all the way from home till airport. Frustrated, she tookContinue reading “A meeting at the airport”
Earth: Land, water, atmosphere, living things. In response to the Daily Post Photo Challenge Earth
The Daily Post PHOTO CHALLENGE.. So, I was just having breakfast one morning when I looked at my gorgeous looking, shiny, buttery and perfectly crispy cheese sandwich and I thought why not capture the intricate details of the beauty for this week’s challenge..
As soon as I saw this prompt, the first thought I had is of Hillary Swank singing this song in the movie “P. S. I love you” and the video. Here’s a paragraph from the song: I just want to tell you nothing You don’t want to hear All I want is for you to say OhContinue reading “Breath”
Whenever I am lazy to cook a proper meal… ….I grab a subway sandwich. Or I prepare my favorite…. …fried maggi noodles. In response to The Daily Post Photo Challenge “Dinnertime“
I will list a few superstitions that are prevalent in India (my family included) Cutting nails and hair on Saturdays bring bad luck. Hence, mom used to cut my nails on Fridays because Saturday was a nail-check day in school. If a black cat crosses your path, then your tasks get delayed. Hence, whenever aContinue reading “Superstition”
In response to The Daily Post photo challenge “LANDSCAPE“ This was the time when winter was bidding adieu and summer was setting in. This is just the backyard of my apartment and one morning I saw this thin but beautiful layer of mist over the trees.
I am someone whose mind never rests. I don’t remember a time where I had absolutely nothing on my mind. Not every thought of mine is useful or productive. Most of them are crazy or don’t exist. I am way too emotional and up to the extent that I get restless if somebody is hurtContinue reading “Through my eyes”