on blogs, not blogging and the multiple excuses the mind kicks up!

i haven’t been blogging or writing for a while now. this is discounting the paragraphs i write on the evernote app on my phone that thanks to the wonderfulness of technology, pop up on my computer immediately. for the last six months, there have been sufficient reasons, so i say, that have kept me away from the computer, kept me away from that quiet time that … Continue reading on blogs, not blogging and the multiple excuses the mind kicks up!

pedi-cures that don’t cure and life

I got a pedicure yesterday. It isn’t that big a deal in the current world of persistent groomers, but given that I get it twice a year at best, it’s a big event in my life. Also we have a puppy nows so even small things like pedicures need to be fitted into schedules. Just to clarify, I’m not anti-grooming but I must admit, I do see people … Continue reading pedi-cures that don’t cure and life

waddle on!

Hello everyone. At the outset, my apologies. I have been very irregular here and I have no excuses. I had no ideas/motivation in October. Then to push myself to write more I’ve set myself some huge targets in writing for November and December and taken on some work that maybe I shouldn’t have given the time = money equation. What am I upto? I am working on … Continue reading waddle on!

the landscape while entering divar

where is home and other conversations in my head

In an increasingly fluid world where people are living in countries that they didn’t grow up in, this debate, or conversation about where you come from is an interesting one. I have lived all my life in India, and while it might seem like a fairly similar space to operate in, I still think I find myself wondering about the question… where do I come from? If someone was … Continue reading where is home and other conversations in my head

why do i write?

i write to find my voice. to clarify and to argue. to understand.  myself. to find.  i write to remember. memories darkened in black, coloured with words, shaped by emotions. i write to create. worlds. images. sounds. people. emotions. conversations.  i write to express. to tell that story. to try and paint what my head seems to be screaming at me.  i write to tell stories. of who i am. … Continue reading why do i write?