Category Archives: The Other Side of the River

Distance

I mean I have always imagined being in an entirely separate continent as the same as being in different cities. In its simplicity, time zones notwithstanding, you just don’t get to see the person everyday. And in its all simplicity, … Continue reading

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A Rainy Day

The rain was a fine mist, incessant and untiring. The morning looked no different from the late afternoon – it was always the same stark grey till the lazy evening cast her shroud of darkness over the bleak day. It’s … Continue reading

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Our National Anthem

There is a thing about that melody, the words, those uplifting notes that flow with your blood, seep into your bones and sinew and carry you with it that never fails to run a shiver done my torso… And the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving!

We are a strange breed of people as unique as our land. Strange as we are like no other race of the world. But what race are we? What is actually our ethnicity? Who knows that perfectly? Yet everyone knows … Continue reading

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Reflections on Mahalaya

I so want to stop, just that pause before I run to all that I love but cannot stop and wait for time to catch up with me. Or is it me that’s running behind, trying to keep up with … Continue reading

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What happens when you CRASH

You can say it’s the Indiblogger rank, or the “brand-new” second-hand car… so what really happens when you plummet, spin out of your own control and crash? You learn. I am being unintentionally funny. Which I don’t think I’ll apologize … Continue reading

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One step at a time….

I wanted to stop, anything to make the pain go away. I wanted to drop and let the tears comes uninhibited. I felt the shame but it was overshadowed with the cruelty of where I was. I was in pain, … Continue reading

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Return

This post has been published by me as a part of the Blog-a-Ton 14; the fourteenth edition of the online marathon of Bloggers; where we decide and we write. To be part of the next edition, visit and start following … Continue reading

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Tired and Unimpressed

Well, I am impressed! I just found out a solution to all those fairness creams we advertise. Yes, you heard me right, I, indeed, have semi-discovered the secret to being fair- just travel West! After two flights across most oceans … Continue reading

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