When do you stop pushing?

Sounds like a fairly reasonable question , Right? Some would say at the first sign of resistance. Others especially midwives would argue NO. Push more. What if it gives way? Then there are others who’d say push till you find what you are looking for and then stop. A few would argue, Why stop there? […]

Air molds us

  My parents never fight. Except for this one instance I vividly remember. I ran up to my sister scared asking her if they’d divorce and who she would choose to live with if that happens. My sister didn’t even look up from her MP4 player and told me, “Whoever takes you in. I’ll happily […]

Need vs Want

My 4 year old niece adores my mother. Social distancing for the past 1 month has been driving them both crazy upto the point that they sometimes spend time in different rooms of the same house to get away from each other for a few moments during the day but at lunchtime like clockwork she’d […]


I’m scared. I feel absolutely helpless. It deems fit that it’s world’s mental health day but it’s hardly a coincidence considering the duration of my best friend’s struggle. How do you convince someone that there’s so much to look forward to? How do you convince them to live happier as well longer? There are days […]

Being “that girl”

I know I usually write about light topics but this news has been bothering me so much that I feel like I’m failing as a human being if I keep silent. Recently a story broke out about the brutal murder and gang rape of a 8 year old child in Jammu(Indian administered part). I’m not […]


My last post was on May 2016 and I ended it with a “P.S I am OFFICIALLY BACK AND I’M NOT GOING ANYWHERE” ………………………………………………………………………. So now that my old and new? readers have established that I’m an extremely reliable person, I shall move ahead.   I am so glad I still remember how to type […]

‘Stuffings’ aren’t always edible

I’m supposed to be packing. Predictably I’m lying amidst a heap of underwears and staring at the ceiling instead. I’m shifting hostels and only when you go through ALL your things you realise what a big fat mess your life is. I’m not kidding! This week it’s been “OMG I was looking for this top […]