I finally joined my new lab today and it is my first day here. Coincidentally, Fridays are also the days been allotted for cleaning the lab, and so everyone was busy with putting the chemicals back in their designated places, arranging stuff in drawers and cabinets, discarding trash, cleaning work spaces and slabs, etc, while … More First Day- uhhh awkward!
I’d heard from a friend that it’s best to visit India Gate in the evening or at night (’cause that’s when it’s lit af 😀 ) And so I decided to go around five or six in the evening, and it was worth every bit the appreciation! I got down at the Central Secretariat metro … More Delhi Darshan- I
“What is this for?” asked mother, pointing to the ‘Tethering & mobile hotspot’ function on the cellphone’s screen. “That is for connecting our device to other devices- mobiles or PCs- via USB or Wi-Fi”, she explained. “Oh! Back in our day, only people were connected or tethered to other people, not these devices of yours…”, … More The Lost Connection
An unexpected journey bore an unexpected gift, It brought me you, And I couldn’t ask for more, For when the world turned a cold shoulder; Your smile brought warmth. My voice of reason, My awesome sauce, My sanity-saver. Through the thick and thin, Forever by my side, On this roller-coaster ride. And now when they … More Twin
“The first step is to hold the pencil over the first point, see like this,” her art teacher explained holding her hand over the sketch book. “Now all you gotta do is drag the pencil from the first point to the next along the dashed lines. Careful, do not draw outside of the dashes!”, she … More The first lesson
Don’t get me wrong here, for I’m not the believer, Only this time I can’t help but wonder, In another birth I’ll have you, May be then you won’t be a Muslim and I won’t be a Hindu, And the world won’t be so broken. We could get to fall in love again, Beyond … More In this life and beyond
via Daily Prompt: Passenger “A passenger, is all we are”, said Amma, as she listened with utmost attention, those dove eyes fixated on Amma. “The soul sheds the bodies, one after the other, like we change clothes and in each birth acquires a new one”, Amma continued. Her daily bedtime story always followed with an … More The ‘chakra’ of life
For the better part of an hour now, she’d been walking around, looking for any clue about the rest of her tour group. She accidentally got separated while trying to grab an ice cream from a near by parlour. “Damn that ice-cream”, she thought cursing herself to be so careless. Her phone was dead and … More Lost and Found
Before you begin reading this, I suggest you take a look at my About page first. Done? Good, now let’s get going. Did you come across anything related to sketches? Yes, of course you did! You see, once upon a time (a very very long time) I used to love sketching and I was really … More To Old Habits and to New Ones
Come to think of it, the single thing that has brought me the maximum joy in life, has always been a piece of paper! Being the nerd that I am, the score cards on the day of results back in school always used to be a welcoming sight! Also, making cute little greeting cards for … More Just a piece of Paper!