It is a habit of the urban, sophisticated group to label themselves open-minded, forward-thinking, and various other such phrases. I assumed they were. They look the part, they possess the right vocabulary, they eschew correct opinions on all matters ranging from politics to caste system, they have graduated from … Continue reading A matter of perception
Every evening when I return home from work, I am given the challenging task of crossing this road in order to get to the Kasturba Nagar MRTS station: It is the road behind the Madhya Kailash bus stop, where traffic from OMR takes a fast and … Continue reading The chicken will simply never cross the road!
It comes as a bit of shock when you realize you have no creative pursuits to call your own. I call this the absence of creativity and this is a state I have inhabited for a long time now. (I was going to add "much … Continue reading What am I good at?
I watched Thevar Magan for the first time in 2003, almost ten years after its release. I remember my mother asking me not to watch that movie, she didn’t think it was appropriate for me. I also remember not paying attention to her and watching … Continue reading Revisiting Thevar Magan
Disclaimer: Written from a Chennai point of view Now that everyone around me is either busy getting married or trying to get married, I have been lucky enough to notice exactly what goes on at these weddings. I believe a trend has emerged – if … Continue reading Weddings these days..
For close to three years, I lived away from home, on the other side of the world. During this time, I completed my Master’s program, searched obsessively for a job, worked for a year, searched for a job again, and finally returned home. If I … Continue reading The grass is greener on the other side (or whatever)
Motivated by few who believe in me, and inspired by all the blogs I see, I have finally created my own! What shall I write? It could be an anecdote, if you think I'm funny; advice, if you think I'm wise; a story, if I … Continue reading The beginning