Category Archives: Strands of Thought

Virtue in the Quality of Insincerity

treading the thin line between frank and irritatingly frank… Continue reading

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The Castle

Mama says I have a wild imagination. Is that good? Maybe. But Mama always says it with an eye roll. She thinks I will make a damn good writer someday. I doubt that because I am awful at grammar Continue reading

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Remembering Alan Rickman

There are thousands of potterheads all over the world now, mourning the loss of their favourite Slytherin. Continue reading

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Serendipity

I waited for a message in a bottle. Not even a soda bottle came my way. Buried treasure in my back garden. Nothing. Kind little notes from strangers. Nada. Continue reading

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The Martian By Andy Weir

The story of ‘The Martian’ was probably everyone’s fantasy at some point of time. What would you do if you get stranded in a desert with no sign of life for a million kilometers. Only the desert here is Mars. Continue reading

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The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (JK Rowling)

Cuckoo’s calling is essentially a murder mystery. Lula Landry, a supermodel, falls to death from her penthouse window. Given Lula’s history of supposed drug problems, a fragile mental state and lack of solid proof her case is closed as ‘Suicide’. However, Lula’s distraught brother John Bristow doesn’t think so. He is obsessed with his belief that Lula was murdered and seeks the help of a private detective Cormoran Strike to find the killer. Continue reading

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Miracles do happen

People talked to Gods all the time. Sudama’s humble hut miraculously turned into a palace. Rishis gave boons. The list goes on. I wondered how miracles happened all the time in the previous Yugas. Continue reading

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To read, or not to read, that is the question…

Ebooks or printed books ? I’d pick printed ones over Ebooks any day. I have three main reasons for that :
I talk to my books. (Oh no.. I am not mad ! )
I want a huge personal library.

Oh the smell of books ! Continue reading

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Life under the wheels…

In the blink of an eye a speeding bus runs over the animal. The air is filled with an agonizing howl followed by a dreadful silence. Continue reading

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Across the Fence…

Drops of water began to trickle down its dark green leaves. It was raining. Hiding its tears in the rain the plant looked across the fence …….. Continue reading

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