“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 […]

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)

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.

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 […]