Pakhi Sen

Pakhi Sen

Pakhi Sen is a 22-year-old talent with a sharp wit and on-point art. A part of our team as the Pyjama Illustrator, she lives between Gurgaon and Goa, and is currently working on a graphic novel with her father Orijit Sen. She's assisted at Jaipur Lit Fest to Gallery SKE in Delhi. Her preferred art mediums are oil and acrylic paints, but she's recently started doing digital illustrations. Follow her work here or on her Instagram www.instagram.com/pakhi.sen

10 Graphic-Novels guaranteed to make you a comic connoisseur

More than just strung-together pictures, a graphic novel has evolved into a respected genre in its own right. They’re certainly my favourite reads. Here are ten of the best, all of which are responsible for elevating this marriage between art and literature to a whole new level. Consider this my A-B-Cs of the graphic novel curriculum.   The Book of Genesis by Robert Crumb What it’s about: The …

The Cycle of Relationships

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Billions of in the world, and every single one of them fall in and out of love in a singular fashion. Don’t shoot the messenger. You might miss the message.     Some things happen for a reason. Others just come by season.    Related posts: Pink reminded me how urban cities like Delhi browbeat working women Relationships What’s behind the Burqa? AntzDoodles for Pyjama People …

Sh*T Heteros Say

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  “I hate the word homophobia. It’s not a phobia. You’re not scared. You’re an asshole.” –Morgan Freeman “What is straight?  A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it’s curved like a road through mountains.”  — Tennessee Williams, “A Streetcar Named Desire” “We should indeed keep calm in the face of difference, and live our lives in a …

Relationships

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Relationships + Friendships “Nothing brings you together like a common enemy.” – David Foster Wallace 365 Days of Relationship “What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?” – George Eliot Related posts: 10 Graphic-Novels guaranteed to make you a comic connoisseur Urban Talk: snippets eavesdropped across India The Cycle of Relationships Sh*T Heteros Say

Uncomfortable Truths

Over Thinking “You can never trust the human mind anyway. It’s a death trap.” – Anthony Hopkins. Armchair Activist “Serve yourself” – Benjamin Franklin   Related posts: Sh*T Heteros Say On Beauty Fall in India: Expectation vs Reality I’m an Optimist

I’m an Optimist

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Karma ‘The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it’ – George Bernard Shaw Diwali ‘Wishing you a clean and peaceful diwali!’ – Everyone Also, headlines often lie. Related posts: It is Diwali: turn down the noise and turn up the swag! Relationships Sh*T Heteros Say College: the best years of your life?

#TrueStory: Overheard in Fashion Week: Amazon India Spring/Summer 2017

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We do love eavesdropping during Fashion Weeks. Possibly, only a little less than we enjoy watching the beautiful clothes. Here’s some off-runway honesty from those in the know, when they thought no was listening. 😉 (We’re always listening, heads up.) The Organisers   Shout out to MSA-2 and our mother’s insistence than we wear bras!   This one’s for the unsung interns Can’t wait to hear the gems …

Missing The Point: celebrity sound bites.

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There’s an ad infinite number of times that celebrities have hit the target, but missed the point. These two are just my favourites 😉 It should not be hard to guess, but let’s play a game where you tell me who these celebrities are. #FunGameToPlayWhileDrunk! Related posts: #GetLocal: Inside Modi’s constituency: Maninagar, Gujarat 12 Kickass Body Positive Instagram accounts you should follow if you’re not already About …

On Beauty

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On Beauty Nail Polish A thing of beauty is a joy forever, said John Keats. Clearly, he’d never used nail polish.     On Bangs When you’re at your “gonna cut my own bangs” glass of wine. Related posts: #ShortHairDontHair: Five ways to style your short bob! 10 Graphic-Novels guaranteed to make you a comic connoisseur Fall in India: Expectation vs Reality College: the best years of …

The Mall Generation

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If then this tendency toward collectivization is mutation there is no reason to suppose it is for the better – John Steinbeck, in Sea of Cortez Related posts: College: the best years of your life? AntzDoodles for Pyjama People #4: Learning from Pain AntzDoodles for Pyjama People #5: Needles are a girl’s best friend Sh*T Heteros Say