Category Archives: learn-unlearn

2017, you were badass!

For someone who writes for a living now, I sure haven’t done much documenting this last year. So many, many reasons for it. I will start with the first one. For the first time ever, I have had a truly … Continue reading

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Oh GOD, June!

With two more days to get to the end of what’s been an incredibly insane, AMAZING, maddening, awesome month, now is good time to reflect a little on all that’s been going on. First off, I spent all of 14 … Continue reading

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A little rain and a lot of mountains

No creativity there in the title. I just returned from the mountains and suddenly,  the rain came pouring down in Bangalore and now is a good time as any to write. Also because I am feeling inordinately upbeat about 2016 … Continue reading

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आज कुछ नया करते हैं

For a few months now, since the end of 2015 to be specific, there has been a pretty big shift in how I have been looking at life, work and career. Suddenly, I felt the goal posts were shifting in … Continue reading

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It’s been a chaotic few days..

But life still came a full circle in a way only it can. 7 years ago, R and I were in Coorg the same weekend – our first real road trip below the Vindhyas, CCD breaks and all. In a … Continue reading

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A more realistic update on Ghar Wapasi

So you know how I have been unbelievably positive and highly unlike my ranting self about this whole moving home episode? But slowly yet surely, my cultural blinkers drowned in cook-made mutton curry and wrapped in cook-maid perfect rotis are … Continue reading

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An open letter to Malaysia that just had to be written

Dear Malaysia and Malaysians, Just like that, we’ve arrived at the finish line. And I have something (a lot) to say before I leave. Despite some fundamental differences in our general approach to life, thank you for being so unequivocally … Continue reading

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