The End.

I woke up today morning, putting on my school uniform ‘officially’ for that one last time knowing that once I get home and take it off, I shall never put it on EVER again. It’s a little oddball how all this just ended. No more of waking up early and ironing the school uniform, no more…

Photographs

Photographs. I used to think I’d never lose someone if I preserved them in there.   It’s just a mere ‘click’ that captures a story, a moment, a moment that’s gone, and gone forever. Gone forever into the illusion that it is. But now, those photographs only show me how much I’ve lost. I thought…

Institutional oxymorons .

               The clock hands point  a  5:30 pm when Rishin plods back home from school sloppily, somehow dragging himself up the fleet of stairs and throws open his shoes and dumps his heavy backpack on the sofa, tired. From the bag , emerges one burden after another, burdens going by the name…

Hello from the other side.

”Wake up early on a nice, rainy, Saturday morning and travel 20 kilometers and drain out your energy” , said no one ever. But I chose to. I chose to wake up early and push myself to those extra kilometers out of my comfort zone. Why? Well, “Hello Web”, organised by Mozilla Clubs and assisted by members…

10 Mocktails and Cheesecakes, HACKED.

You recently moved out, it’s a hot day and your will to diet comes in conflict with your taste buds demanding to get pampered. The heat is already draining out all the energy you had. You walk down to the nearest shop, pack a slice of cheesecake , grab a glass of sparkling virgin mojito and…

ELIXIR ON WHEELS..

Soaring peaks, breathtaking valleys,lush flora, Cool, crisp mountain air. Now that is Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra’s most popular hill station. Mahabaleshwar means ‘God of Great Power’ in Sanskrit. Indeed, the place is great and bountiful, rewarding the visitor with a mix of old-world charm, natural beauty and modernity. Having taken my board examinations and waiting for the…

Realistic Illusion.

NOTE – This is a guest post by  my friend Archit Majumdar. The class was going to start at 7 am. It was still ash-grey on a Sunday morning but spirits were already awake. It was the second week of January. The weather was extremely cold. It was piercing. My hands and feet were benumbed…

Love – UNEXPLAINED.

Love is a variety of different feelings, states, and attitudes that ranges from interpersonal AFFECTION (“I love my mother”) to pleasure (“I loved that meal”). It can refer to an EMOTION of a strong ATTRACTION and personal ATTACHMENT. It can also be a VIRTUErepresenting human kindness, compassion and affection—”the unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another”. It may…

Paradise LOST..

PARADISE LOST.. 12 years, seems like a fortnight only. With only 1 working day left back here In QMS , the place where I once came as a child, without an identity, am leaving as an individual with an identity and self esteem which I can now call my own. They say ‘Life is a…