A letter to my Immune System

Dear Immune System, You and I have been through a few battles. Though I won't ever be able to put a face to your name, I know that you do your duty and serve me well every second of every day for as long as you possibly can. And hopefully, you will be able to … Continue reading A letter to my Immune System


Rest In Peace, Sushant Singh Rajput

A few hours ago, I got to know that Sushant Singh Rajput, one of the most promising actors in Bollywood had committed suicide. He was believed to be severely depressed. This news comes hot on the heels of his ex-manager's death, also by suicide. 2020 is turning out be to an absolute nightmare. When is … Continue reading Rest In Peace, Sushant Singh Rajput

Dear ex-colleague,

You have been around ever since I joined. You've seen me as newbie - confused, lost and grossly inexperienced. To me, you were the serious guy who was very involved in his work. My God! How utterly wrong I was. First impressions are the best impressions, if incorrectness is a factor. The more I got … Continue reading Dear ex-colleague,

Donate, if you can. Every Rupee Counts!

It's day 7 of the #lockdown in India, announced rather hastily in the wake of the coronavirus. The public has divided opinion about the lockdown, but I, for one, am all for it. In a country like India, if the virus is given free rein and provided with all the opportunity to spread, the result … Continue reading Donate, if you can. Every Rupee Counts!

Life diaries #3: Life in the time of Corona

The whole corona situation is snowballing into a full-blown crisis. Paranoia is only making things worse. But taking matters lightly is also not advised. Here in Kerala, we are proceeding towards near lockdown with all schools, colleges, recreational centres, theaters being temporarily closed down. Public gatherings and pilgrimages are being called off. Hundreds of people … Continue reading Life diaries #3: Life in the time of Corona

Open Letter #2: Dear Chester Bennington,

Dear Chester, I can't quite believe that you've been gone for over a year. It seems as if it were yesterday that I heard that shocking news for the first time. I stared blankly, reading and re-reading the message. Surely, it couldn't be true! The message didn't sink in then. Neither did it sink in … Continue reading Open Letter #2: Dear Chester Bennington,

Open letter #1: Don’t let go

suicide, inspiration

This post can be regarded as an open letter to anyone who is contemplating suicide. Emotional setbacks are the worst. These train wrecks can happen in the blink of an eye, catch you unawares and torment you so badly. They don't leave behind visible scars, but the damage inflicted can be a lot worse. It sucks … Continue reading Open letter #1: Don’t let go