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Of radios, morning walks and stories – how I choose to remember Dadu


I can picture my paternal grandfather – or Dadu – as I called him, without even bothering to close my eyes. I can see him lounging, a head full of grey hair wearing a simple white dhoti with a green or brown or blue border, and an equally white kurta, with his poite peeping despite… Continue reading Of radios, morning walks and stories – how I choose to remember Dadu

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The Internet has lost its plot. Majorly!


For me, it all began with Yahoo Chat, then called Lycos Chat where this adorable pirate would welcome you aboard. Of course, I was 12 at the time and had to make a fake profile as the chat was accessible to adults only. Needless to say, this deception enthralled me. I was in a chat-room… Continue reading The Internet has lost its plot. Majorly!

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Mission to civilize : Feminism


Every time I watch The Newsroom (which is a lot) and I hear Will McAvoy passionately declare his “mission to civilize”, my heart resonates. Every damn time. After all, don’t I pompously position myself at a higher moral ground than the yelling, biting, scratching and bitching crowd I am surrounded with? Over the last few years,… Continue reading Mission to civilize : Feminism