A road with potholes, wires from an electric pole hanging loose, cows crossing busy roads, lack of sidewalks, lack of civic sense, spitting on the roads, open defecation, manual scavenging, regularly making roads unusable while accessing bore well water, people jay walking, the pathetic maintenance and unsystematic procedures followed in government offices — these are … Continue reading Bad Service
Presenting my nature series- Flora of Hyderabad, Telangana State, India.
When I attained puberty at age thirteen, I was isolated to a room for eleven days. Other parts of the house were off limits and I was to eat only from a silver plate. To increase my blood flow, I was given a sesame filled sweet. The coming of age tradition has good components. A … Continue reading I have My Period, There, I Said It
I left India as a newbie aunt, returned with some stained shirts and lots of perspective! We are all most acquainted with the international student. There were many from both my school and college, who chose the United States and other countries such as Spain, England, and Italy for higher education. Having completed my Master’s … Continue reading Fighting the FOMO on Life Abroad
A twenty-five-year-old girl spent five and a half months at her sister’s house in the suburbs of New Jersey, United States… I am not your regular millennial who has left family behind to follow my ambition. I have no interest to work hard and follow my dreams, in fact, I do not know where my … Continue reading Not Your Regular Millennial
Self-help in the current times has reached a level so high that you found yourself being a loser even when you are not. I wake up to a plethora of positive and motivational quotes and videos. From WhatsApp group forwards to YouTube videos, the notion of feeling better about yourself is shoved down your throat. … Continue reading Self-Help Craze
Americans and Europeans are quite the amused lots when it comes to learning about African or Asian cultures. Anything that lies beyond their borders is seen either as entertaining or leaves them with disbelief. Take, for instance, an interview of Trevor Noah on QI with Stephen Fry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baEiWB2aM9Y In the interview, the host is … Continue reading What Singularity Does To You