Dear Diary | 8 August, 2018 | The One Where I Take The Day Off, Listen To Mr. Doughnut and Read 5 Books!

I don't think I have much to share with you about my day today. I decided to take an off from work and just relax my mind. I'm fine physically but today I realised I've really exhausted my mind and brain. All these days, there's been a lot I've had to do. With building a [...]

“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 [...]

“Don’t let the bastards grind you down.” My thoughts on The Handmaid’s Tale.

“Don’t let the bastards grind you down.” My thoughts on The Handmaid’s Tale.

“Yes, Ma’am, I said again, forgetting. They used to have dolls, for little girls, that would talk if you pulled a string at the back; I thought I was sounding like that, voice of a monotone, voice of a doll. She probably longed to slap my face. They can hit us, there’s Scriptural precedent. But [...]