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You are on Period?

You are on Period?

So, I was sitting behind these two ladies who were having a conversation. From their talk I could make out that one was newly married & other one frustrated with marriage. While narrating her fresh course of life, the newly married said, “… I was […]

Cooking: From Burden to Bae

Cooking: From Burden to Bae

I started cooking just because I had to. Being the first born to working parents, I had to cross the threshold of kitchen at a very young age so that I could atleast feed myself & my brother (who is 9yrs younger to me) when […]

A Bird’s Nest on a Plate

A Bird’s Nest on a Plate

There are times when you feel kinda creative and you want to pour all that creativity out on a platter. However, when you open the fridge you cannot find too many creative imgredients or shall I say there’s nothing in the fridge. But, hey, you […]

The Comeback Love

The Comeback Love

On my phone flashed a friend’s name. This friend was once a loyal, devoted & DEPENDENT girlfriend for whom her man was her world. He would pick her, drop her, take her wherever she needed to go. She would lie to her parents, cancel plans […]

Sunny Side on a Slice

Sunny Side on a Slice

So, there’s bread and egg! What else do you want? Take a slice of bread. Use a round cutter and make a hole in the middle of the slice. Heat tawa and keep it on low flame. Melt some butter and toast the bread slice. […]

The ‘Loyal’ Crown

The ‘Loyal’ Crown

So this girl sitting behind me was yelling at someone over phone,”Block her or else I am breaking up with you!” I assumed the person on the other side was her boyfriend and he yielded to her wish as the conversation took a ‘Babu bhaat […]

Grass is Green on Your Side Too

Grass is Green on Your Side Too

Something was troubling me severely. Sad & dejected, I was lost in my thoughts on my way back to home from office. A ‘sob’ interrupted my thoughts. It was coming from the girl sitting next to me in bus. At first I thought may be […]

A Banquet Amidst Nature!

A Banquet Amidst Nature!

As I looked around while walking through the narrow alley that led to the spot, all the questions replayed on my mind- Why such a far away location was chosen? Why not somewhere in the city itself? Why would people come so far? All the […]

What’s In Your Bag? A Bloody Pad!!!

What’s In Your Bag? A Bloody Pad!!!

After so much was done to make pads accesible to more and more women (so that they don’t have to use cloth), this whole ‘pad revolution’ seems to be taking a reverse gear , now, with the introduction of Reusable pads.

Bioscopewala: Not JUST a modern-day Kabuliwala

Bioscopewala: Not JUST a modern-day Kabuliwala

Disclaimer: Spoilers ahead!     To be simple and direct, Bioscopewala takes up from where Kabuliwala ends. The movie opens with Minnie’s (Geetanjali Thapa) return from Paris to her hometown Kolkata, because her estranged father (Adil Hussain) dies in a plane crash. We find an […]