“You only really know what a smile means when you own the face behind it. Everyone else just sees the smile they expect it to be.” | My Thoughts on The Shock of The Fall by Nathan Filer | Spoiler-free.

“You only really know what a smile means when you own the face behind it. Everyone else just sees the smile they expect it to be.” | My Thoughts on The Shock of The Fall by Nathan Filer | Spoiler-free.

  “Mental illness turns people inwards. That's what I reckon. It keeps up forever trapped by the pain of our own minds, in the same way that the pain of a broken leg or a cut thumb will grab your attention, holding it so tightly that your good leg or your good thumb seem to [...]

Mr. Doughnut, I’ve been lost but you helped me find a way! | Feb, 2018

Mr. Doughnut, I’ve been lost but you helped me find a way! | Feb, 2018

Hi Doughie Every time I begin to crumble and doubt myself, I remember you keeping your head on my lap and paw in my hand when you heard me cry. This was just before you had to go. Like always, even when you were in unimaginable discomfort, you made sure that I stop crying. You've [...]

Dear Diary | 21 Oct, 2017 | Spookathon Day 6 | A day in with family and out with friends!

Dear Diary | 21 Oct, 2017 | Spookathon Day 6 | A day in with family and out with friends!

Dear Diary Today was a beautiful day. My pooch was happy and his playful self and I had a good time with my humans too! I did exert a lot today, but it was worth it. I'll just make up for it by resting for a few weeks. My body behaved well today! Although, I [...]

“Words after all are nothing by themselves. They burst into meaning only in the minds they’ve entered” – My thoughts on Ghachor Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag (Spoiler free)

“Words after all are nothing by themselves. They burst into meaning only in the minds they’ve entered” – My thoughts on Ghachor Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag (Spoiler free)

I found out about this book via an endless page of 4.5-5 stars by various Bookstagrammers and Booktubers. I was intrigued by all the love and admiration this Indian author received globally and instantly wanted to get a copy for myself! (Having said that, my views remain uninfluenced from it all.) Ghachor Ghochar was originally [...]

I thought Ian McEwan to be both cruel and considerate at the same time. More thoughts on Atonement.

I thought Ian McEwan to be both cruel and considerate at the same time. More thoughts on Atonement.

A family reunites for, what proves to be, the last time. In just a matter of a couple of hours, multiple lives change. And none of them for the good. A family is torn apart, two lovers separated, a life of guilt and an urge of penance and atonement for one. The author is both cruel [...]