Dear lovely readers, I have some exciting news. I started a newsletter a couple of weeks back. Every week I send out an email about books, movies, TV shows, recipes and other little things. Two postcards are out already! Only some postcards will be available at the archive. Subscribe so you don't miss out on … Continue reading Newsletter
Telugu movies seem to follow a common theme. The cast lists the usual suspects. In the lead, we have Allu Arjun, Prabhas, Mahesh Babu or the like. Brahmanandam for comic relief. The rest of the cast contains a subset of what seems to be a Tollywood supporting cast package. The supporting cast is recycled among … Continue reading Tollywood – A Love Affair
I didn’t know much about Kamala Das when I started reading this book. I don’t remember how it ended up on my list. I might have read a poem of hers somewhere. I decided not to look her up until after I’m done reading the book. I wanted to form an unbiased opinion of her … Continue reading A Childhood in Malabar by Kamala Das – Book Review
5000 years of religion in 90 seconds. History of Religion Also, found this article to be very interesting: Cyclic universe and similar ideas in Indic history A quote on evolution on earth from the Yoga Vasishtha (6.1.21): I remember that once upon a time there was nothing on this Earth, neither trees and plants, nor even … Continue reading Shoebox – II
*dusts cobwebs* I wanted to share a few articles that I've read recently. Mostly because I wanted to put them in one place (shoebox) and treasure them. Some random thoughts and articles on feminism America Made Me a Feminist: I had told a friend once, maybe 8 years ago, that I considered myself to be … Continue reading Shoebox – I
Fun. Need to do it more often.
Walked a lot today. Walked 30k steps to celebrate the big three oh. Nothing like some soul searching while exploring solo.
My friend has two cats. I played with them today. It was relaxing. Watching them knead and purr on your lap is one of those small joys that are priceless. I've always loved cats. But I never had a pet growing up. I played with all the neighbourhood cats. I had told myself that once … Continue reading Day 14 – Cats
I need to meditate. I have very little patience, get angry and agitated fairly easily. All it takes for me to lose my mind is to be with another human. I dislike everyone.I need to meditate. It works for me. I know that because I've tried it before. But somehow I don't want to. I … Continue reading Day 13 – Patience
Made Masala Dosa for dinner today using store bought batter. Made two types of chutney and potato bhaji. Overall it was a success. Whenever someone asks me the question " What have you been reading?", I never seem to have the answer. I blank out even if I've completed a book a few hours before … Continue reading Day 12 – Masala Dosa and what have you been reading