Mixed Canvas – a delightful read!

When life gives you lemons, normal people make lemonade. What do you get when you mix a bunch of children, boredom, an amazing mentor, and an unexpected-and-seemingly never-ending break? Any guesses? I'll tell you. You get something that's much better than lemonade. Gunjit Nasa, Raed Zidan, Siddarth Menon, Kriti Gupta, Shrutikaa Mukund, Mahatru Hariharan, Diya … Continue reading Mixed Canvas – a delightful read!

What if…

When combined, "what" and "if" are lethal. That's the stuff nightmares are made of. That being said, being humans, we are not immune to mistakes and regrets. Many a time, you can't help it. But some mistakes tend to eat away at your conscience, and you can't help but wish that time turners were real. … Continue reading What if…

My thoughts on ABC cancelling Castle…

Eight years ago, I was as crazy about this show as I still am. Castle was not just another cop show. I loved Castle's outlandish theories and his happy-go-lucky attitude, the perfect antithesis to Beckett's take-no-nonsense one. The entire cast was dynamic. Kate, Ryan, Espo, Martha, and Alexis had their moments too. But the highlight of … Continue reading My thoughts on ABC cancelling Castle…

A journey from snubs to spotlight

Only two things have the potential to make me haul myself off the bed at the very unearthly hour of 5 in the morning. The 'things' in question being The Academy Awards and examinations. All thanks to the nearly 13 hours and 30 minutes time zone difference between where I live and The Dolby Theatre, … Continue reading A journey from snubs to spotlight

Tragic, tragic tales

What's with tragedy and critical appreciation? They have a weird, twisted affair. I'm sure of that. I have always been confounded by the fact that some of the much-appreciated works of literature are tales so tragic, that I get depressed by the very thought of it. Consider the following works - Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, … Continue reading Tragic, tragic tales