Books I tend to avoid reading

When it comes to reading and books, I am not a person who discriminates a lot among their reading materials and prefers a particular genre over the other. However, recently I caught myself steering away from a few books which had things in common, and the idea for this article was born. I mostly tend…

Angels and Demons movie review

So I mostly make it a point to watch the movie after I have read the book, if there is an adaptation of the same, expecting disappointment, as does every book lover. However, with “Angels and Demons” I was surprised and a little happy to discover that despite taking creative liberties with the story, the…

MAKE A BOOKMARK- DIY

Hello everyone! I was facing a dearth of bookmarks as I had lost mine and was having to do with whatever I had lying around in front of me, from keys to pens to sticky notes. So I decided to make this awesome bookmark with some inspiration from Google. This one is in the shape…

ANGELS AND DEMONS- DAN BROWN

The dapper intellectual of Harvard has been summoned yet again in his Harris tweed jacket and this time he is face-to-face with calculated terrorism by something that knocks the air out of his lungs quite literally, a few times. The Illuminati has apparently resurfaced after centuries and an impossible element is their weapon for declaring…

Have you ever found yourself at the edge of the knife? A maddening dilemma? The pain of feeling as if someone has seized your heart with self-hatred? I have. Depression is an ugly monster and self-hatred its companion. Being in school, standing at a height of a measly 5 feet, I gained weight and soon…

Things you learn when you stay away from home

Throughout our life, we have all been the little baby birds of our parents and in an Indian family this feeling and treatment does not go away till we are forced to move out of our homes owing to a job or further studies. It is difficult for us to cut our ties to the…

Lose weight the right way

Come summer, almost all of us realize that we have been letting ourselves go way too much and becoming not only a couch potato but a burrito, more or less. This realization keeps eating away at us until we decide to do something about it and keep deciding for a week after that. Raise your…

Books you can read with your partner

The most beautiful thing of a relationship is that you can do everything together. Even the most creepy things which you would never imagine doing in front of other people, your partner has seen it all and still chosen to stick with you, no matter what. To a book lover or even casual readers, the…

The multicultural phenomenon: Things only mixed kids understand

Inter-caste marriages in a diverse country like ours are not a surprise to come across and at the cost of sounding clichéd I could say “love surpasses boundaries”. What we fail to take into consideration is that when your parents are of different cultures, you, as their children face certain situations which nobody but people…

The Literature of Dreams

Dreams have been the topic of discussion for psychoanalysts, writers and critics, for several years now.  From their meaning, to their implications and interpretations; books have been written regarding various topics to unravel the mysterious world of dreams. Dreams have been and will be an instrumental asset to writers everywhere, so much so, that they…

Being a broke bookworm

As I scroll through the Kindle app on my laptop I realise how much I miss the feel and smell of a bound book. Anybody who enjoys the joys of curling up with a book in their hands will realise the pain of settling for an e-book because your treasured books with their crisp pages…