Archive for February 2018

DIY: Celebrate Holi with Safe, Homemade Colours This Year

After a lull of a couple of months in the beginning of the year, we have Holi, bringing back the festivities and fervour Indians are famous for. While the backstory of the festival goes deep into our mythology, in current times it is a celebration of colours where people across all societies get a chance … Continue reading

Book Review: I am big. So what!?

About the Book Is it only in India where people don’t realize that starting a conversation with, “Oh, you’ve put on weight!” is incredibly rude? Perhaps I should respond with “Oh, you’ve become uglier!” so they get the point. From stores that do not stock clothes my size to unsolicited advice from neighborhood aunties, my … Continue reading

Love Makes Our Life Magical

We looked into Each other’s eyes Uninterrupted For a few lazy minutes; As I blinked, I felt as if We have exchanged At least a dozen love letters. ~The Heart Listens to No One by Purba Chakraborty “Love” ~ the four letter word that has the magical ability to make life worth living. In fact, … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day: The Day We Celebrate Love

 For as long as I can remember (though I have a sketchy memory), I have celebrated Valentine’s Day and loved doing so. I have been pampered, celebrated and loved a little more on the 14th day of February and that is because I found the best Valentine – in me.  ​This might have a lot … Continue reading

5 Cute LGBT Books to Read this Valentine’s Day

Whether you like it or not, the fact that it is Valentine’s Day today is undeniable. And whether you celebrate the day or not, happy Valentine’s Day! If you, like me, fall in the category of people who don’t really care about such days, I have compiled a list of five very cute LGBT books … Continue reading

The Idiot’s Guide To Why Love is a Scam

The world’s wisest dog tells you why he prefers bones to boning. My name is Postopotamus Dragonfyre. I am a six-year-old Labrador retriever and I am celibate by choice. Your sniggers do not bother me. ‘Celibate by choice’ is not a euphemism for ‘can’t get laid’. Not that it matters, but several beautiful and nubile … Continue reading

Movie Review: Padman

It’s been 45 mins since I am back from the theatre after watching the much awaited Akshay Kumar starrer movie, PADMAN and I am amazed by the brilliance executed by both Mr. Balki and the actors of Padman. The movie revolves around the real-life inspiring story of Mr.Arunachalam Muruganantham and how he struggles, falls but … Continue reading

A Letter to a Grieving Soulmate

Rumor has it that I am not the most positive person. I falter more often than you if not at every damn step. Every time I accidentally stumble on that odd piece of chair in the hallway, I curse until the pain goes away. But the other day, I noticed how remotely smallest things evoke … Continue reading

Book Review: The Shadow of Darkness

About the Book: When Maya fought two criminals one night and saved herself and her five year old daughter, Sejal, she thought the worst was over. But was it really? Or, there could be something worse than the worst? The childhood trauma that little Sejal did not deserve resulted in nightmares, trust issues and bizarre … Continue reading