Wishing Your Pet Peacock Good Morning!

Don’t you wish that every morning you woke up and felt like yelling, “Hello!” We like people you feel like a ray of sunshine. Just imagine how Awesome it would be if you Were that ray of sunshine? But… I Know! You have Such Problems! Five generations of members from your family keep annoying you…

When Google is Ignorant

You know exactly how it feels when a teacher, friend, mentor, or a random person you are trying to impress, references a classic that you haven’t had time *cough cough* and are probably never going to find time to read. You get a vague idea of how children who haven’t had the opportunity to go…

The Alter-Ego

If you’re smart, confident, and independent, petty commoners infallibly draw the logical conclusions that you are arrogant. Because, you know, if you weren’t, you would laugh at their jokes. Yeah. Even if they weren’t funny. You wouldn’t just stand their glaring at them, challenging them, “Impress Me.” But they tolerate you, because you are after…

Friends You Don’t Know Everything About

Have you ever wondered why it is so much easier to be nice to strangers than to people we actually know? It is because we know very little about them. And usually the coolest friends we have are the ones we know the least about. Their mystery is intriguing. They are the one who have…

Being BAD is GOOD

You know how its really annoying that you can’t actually sue people for breaking your heart. So is there anything that can make you want to come out from under the rock you’ve buried yourself? Ofcourse! There is! They way up from depression is through blame followed by anger. Also because you know, being BAAAAADDDD is…

Storytravelling

Lucknow, aside from it’s elaborate embroidery, artistic architecture, and history, is famous for one other thing. Kebabs. Yeah. The old Indian Moghul rulers were confirmed foodies. And the result of their culinary experiments were so successful that fame of their dishes spread far and wide, and many came to the city to learn their secret…

Thinking on Your Feet

You’re friend has put you on the spot, and Chandler’s famous line from Friends where he screams, “Oh My God! This parachute is a knapsack” jumps to the forefront of your mind. You’re clearly caught between a rock and a hard place, What do you do? Think on your feet! Don’t you know what a…

Bathroom Photography

Do you know why girls Have to visit the bathroom where ever they go at least once? To teach Neil Armstrong a lesson in branding! Duh! I mean, you goes to the Moon and takes only Five photos! What is with that? Maybe, just maybe, if five thousand girls take nine gazillion photos in the bathroom, maybe…

Perks of Cleaning Your Room

Imagine that you were buried under a mountain of dirty clothes and your mother decided that now was the perfect time for a family reunion brunch. Cleaning your room is an easy pick when the alternative is the vision of your mother at the door, fluttering of dismayed eyelashes and oh-how-could-you’s. It isn’t rocket science…

How to Change a Gloomy Day

As much as I love a rainy day, guys it’s a tradition in India that you sit on the front porch with a cup of hot tea, I do feel like the absence of sun is a bit of a downer. There is just something about the grey skies that make you feel like last…

How to Deal with the Rhetoric?

Part of being a writer is accepting the fact that you’re in the business of spreading light and sunshine in people’s life. And while you benevolently shower your Joié de Vivrè on the snappy, churlish, and not to mention ungrateful members of the human race, you will occasionally be faced with the Rhetoric. These come…

Secrets and Lies

The thing that annoyed me the most as a child, no, it wasn’t that I had to conscientiously brush my teeth every morning, although that is a close second, was that no one told “the child” anything. The secret was elusive and nefarious I was certain it was what made all grown-ups grumpy. All the time! A…