I swing between poles Of fusion and sequestration 2013 was the year Of fixing my lover His broken heart, A world of pain And mine? Mine was.. Numb-in-the-throes Of an inevitable hibernation Four years later; Different boy, same story. What have I learnt? Fusion is for girlfriends Sequestration is for everyone. Aqseer I’m chiefly a … Continue reading Poles
Earlier this year, I spoke with some outstanding women who made career switches from law to tech-startup, photography and nutrition for a piece I was researching for SHEROES. This is a heartfelt and inspiring interview along the same lines, reproduced here in full. Enjoy! What made you decide to switch? I am a freelance photographer specializing in Fine … Continue reading From Corporate Law to Photography
I used to be religious. A long time ago. It was extremely easy for me, brought up in a fairly religious yet extremely relaxed family. My family’s religion never restricted me, on the contrary, my rather amusing parents found a way to make it all about the good things. It was comfort, and faith in … Continue reading Journey to a Non-Believer
Some people make their decisions after analyzing each and every aspect while others just go with their gut. I’m the latter kind. After finishing my law degree, I worked in consulting for about 2 years. The switch from consulting to design for me was very intuitive. I was happy with my job, the pay was … Continue reading My Journey from Law to Design
Monil Singh aka momo takshak Monil is a fierce History student who dances, reads, writes, crafts, sings and paints. Whew. Submit your work to me at firstname.lastname@example.org with a short bio and portrait to have it featured on this site. Namaskara!
Debdatta Ganguly Debdatta, fondly known as Devi, is a visual artist. She lives in New Delhi.
Romantic comedies are not what comes to mind when one thinks of the USSR. The country of socialist art, socialist theatre, massive parades and not to forget, its famous circuses, did however have a thriving cinema and a population as obsessed with the yearning for love and for companionship, much like every other society that … Continue reading The Irony of Fate
Dear Girl-I-used-to-be I woke up empty today. I opened my eyes and nothing rushed at me. No thoughts crashed like waves at the shore of my consciousness. I just lay there and did not care what time it was, what day it was, what clothes I wanted to wear today-and you know what the most … Continue reading Dear Girl-I-Used-to-Be
Prasad Bhat is a graphic designer and all round rockstar for having started the amazing Graphicurry in 2010. I asked him about his process, and he said it was to get his work out in GIF form because that’s the medium in vogue currently. Here’s a super fun Meryl Streep GIF, and here’s the link … Continue reading Graphicurry
Kira’s mind was abuzz. She had fixed a flag on the course with her gaze and was directing a silent monologue at it, “Have you ever been on the inside of a golf tournament? Behind the order and the fluttering flags and those neatly made up quote panels you see, there is a world of … Continue reading Meltdown