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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

After Hours, a photo essay about our shadow selves

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sheetThe night starts all glitz and gold-tinted glasses. Each girl is a pristine protagonist  revelling in her perfection. But then, night ends and the sun hasn’t yet risen. In these in between hours, something darker comes forward from the shadows.   Life stops. Goals shift. You stop caring about being about naughty or nice. The realisation hits: you’re not going to live this life twice.   To feel the simplicity of being yourself. Not for him, …

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?

Meet Babbu The Painter: Mindy Kaling’s new favourite artist

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The first thing you gotta know about Babneet Lakhesar aka Babbu the Painter is that she’s a self-confessed shithead and Bollywood junkie. A child of a Rajasthani father and Punjabi mother, the 22-year-old artist was born in Bhatinda. Though, she moved to Canada when she was seven, her mixed Indian heritage is definitely a massive influence on her art. ON BEING FEATURED ON THE MINDY KALING PROJECT …

#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 …

As nations speak of wars, a small group of creatives focus on Indo-Pak’s common narratives through the eyes of young artists

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The Pind Collective was co-founded by Avani and Ansh. It’s an online platform on which young aritsts from India and Pakistan to collaborate and create works based on their intrepretation of common themes. The Collective’s first virtual exhibition took place in August this year, and the next one launches early 2017. The founders were kind enough to talk to me about their project and the …

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 …