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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?

Happy Teachers’ Day, RA

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The 5th of September was Teachers’ Day in India. This is considered Teachers’ Week. Typically, when I would think of instructors, I would only think of school. And this I think is the case with most people. Even the Google homepage doodle this year was books and pencils. This time though, my thoughts were a bit different. Instead of my first teachers, my thoughts were on my …

College: the best years of your life?

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College: the best years of your life? When I graduated college I had a series of just humiliating jobs that I couldn’t believe I was at – Lena Dunham “It’s a thing to see when a girl comes home.” (slightly changed quote) – John Steinbeck, The Grape Wrath   I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something – Jackie Mason   …

#SoDelhi: capital comics on the capital city

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So Delhi F-monster Upper middle-class aunties This comic is not an attempt at pointing fingers and removing the onus of this behaviour off myself. I feel like at some level we are all hypocrites who feel sympathetic to others and their stories and don’t see how exploitative we are in our everyday lives. The choice of the aunties was made merely for humorous purposes. Related …

Five erotic #instart accounts to get you through #HumpDay ;)

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Yes, all puns intended. But, also, these artists and curators showcase some very beautiful illustrations – erotic or otherwise. There’s actually tons of talent on Instagram, but these are five of my favourites. I’m prescribing them to you as a #humpday cure, and I hope they work. Or, perhaps, inspire a little naughty side of you to come out… if it’s even been in hiding! 😉 …

About an artist… of wasting time!

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About an artist I’m an artist This one was the first of the series. Fifty percent of the reason I like to paint is the romance of it all, but sometimes I feel like I get caught up in that. Sometimes I get crappy Samara wine and call it my studio. So this is a humorous take on that, how much time I take to …

About a girl: sometimes, we do have a lot of things in common

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I’m an artist. About a month ago I started making single page comics. These illustrations began as a way to create art that was funny and relatable and told my story or stories I’ve witnessed in my life. Starting today, I’ll be sharing these comics with you on Pyjama People! About a Girl If I’m totally honest, on some level I identify myself as an …

These fun paintings of women giving zero f*cks are gorgeous!

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Based in Atlanta and hailing from New Mexico, 28-year-old artist Monika Kim Garza’s work caught our eye on Instagram. The art is gorgeous, her technique is both reminiscent of classical masters, and distinctive for the way she chooses to portray women. The unapologetic attitude that her subjects exude and the fun colour palette she uses are utterly empowering and beautiful to gaze at. I spoke to Monika about her work in a …

AntzDoodlesForPyjamaPeople: #12, Flight Delay – Never a problem!

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Airports are emotional places. Long awaited reunions, sentimental goodbyes, excess baggage drama, flying anxieties. Throw in a few delayed flights and you have yourself a curse dictionary. I was at Bangalore airport last year during the Christmas season. All the flights were delayed because of the holiday rush. I found myself surrounded by a crowd of super anxious and agitated travellers. To add to that, the entire …

AntzDoodlesForPyjamaPeople: #11, A perfect present

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“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of life” – Eckhart Tolle. Great spiritual teachers always speak about living in the moment and its importance for the human soul. Most of us know this, to a large extent. We understand it makes sense to live in the now, but it is a particularly hard exercise. Who wouldn’t …