Category Archives: Rants

A decade of blogging

I vividly remember that afternoon in 2008, when I was still getting acquainted with the internet jargon and a classmate mentioned something called a blog. He elaborated it to me as a diary on the internet that I could choose … Continue reading

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Four years in Scandinavia

To say that time flies, I believe, is a grave misnomer. I’d rather see time as something that flows and flows hurriedly; like a stream rushing down a mountain crevice. As of 22nd August, 2017, I have lived four years outside … Continue reading

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Memories and time travel

One of those early nights after a long and seemingly tiring day, when still trying to work through elaborate mathematics in the notes I carried to the bed, more often than not, my mind finds all possible excuses to wander … Continue reading

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Growing up

Can you point out that one incident when you felt that you had grown out of your childhood; when your image of the world suddenly transformed; when it all gets disillusioned, and you come to face with the less exciting … Continue reading

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Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, and the sad reality of it

Enough has been said, of-late, as to who a patriot is, which of us are nationalists and who are the anti-nationals. This post is a frustrated response to the very many debates I cannot afford to engage on social networks. … Continue reading

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Still talking about race eh?!

The question of race, as sensitive as it might be, it must be dealt with. Different societies have taken up different approaches. In Sweden for instance, I was surprised at the huge importance given to the notion of racial discrimination … Continue reading

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Catharsis

The process of learning a language is truly fascinating. Not necessarily learning a new one, but also the process of learning further a language, one has known for all cognizant life. An essential aspect of grooming one’s linguistic dexterity can … Continue reading

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The futility of human endeavour

When the cosy sprinkle of hot water runs down your bare skin at the end of a long and cold day, one cannot be blamed to let the mind sway frantically into realms of thoughts, that in entirely conscious being … Continue reading

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Growing up, demystifying logic.

What is the most ludicrous reasoning that you remember from your childhood? Take a moment and just think about all the answers that you had convinced yourself with, when you were still discovering the world. I have ranging from cute … Continue reading

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No expertise, whatsoever

Standing where I am, I can feel the ground beneath my feet move – not just drift slowly, but slip away quickly. There are so many transformations that are underway – not just in my personal ambit, but also the … Continue reading

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