Dix – La Fin

10 – You are not my forever friend. I chant it like a mantra; I chant as though my life depends on it. I deem you the shooting star in the sky, the chocolate sprinkles on top of treasured ice creams, the crust of my favourite lemon meringue pie; you are the start of every…

In an ideal universe, you’d be my soulmate

We come across a myriad of people in one lifetime. People who we are able to seamlessly intertwined with while others seem to fade into the periphery of our mind, almost forgotten but not quite yet. Some remain as regrets – as what if’s and as reminders of that hopefulness that exists in every one…

Quotes and nature to help me pull through a rough day.

“You know, I think the people I feel saddest for are the ones who once knew what profoundness was, but who lost or became numb to the sensation of wonder, who felt their emotions floating away and just didn’t care. I guess that’s what’s scariest: not caring about the loss.”  ― Douglas Coupland, Player One:…

Do you think the way I do?

These days, there’s a thrumming in me that I cannot stop. I wake up not knowing what to do with it and I go to sleep at night feeling weary and afraid of myself. Most of the times I forget how lucky I am – unable to be thankful for the opportunities given to me, the…

Between you and him – I choose me.

You could have been – or he could have been. Life has never been predictable (where’s the fun in that? We are after all a masochistic bunch). I sometimes wonder if you could have been the one to make me happy instead of him. Or maybe he’s a temporary pleasure-releasing medium while you await in…

(Some of) What my mum taught me

Parents have philosophies to impart all the time. Half of them are good, a quarter of them we dismiss as being half baked and the other quarter, we will remember for the rest of our lives. This is one such philosophy which will stay on for a very long time within me. My mum’s notion…

Are you living or merely breathing?

I get that the High Life defined by the people of today’s generation seems to be luxury goods, unnecessary number of good food and a lot of traveling with even more pictures posted on Facebook and Instagram. That seems to be the Asian mentality and it’s fine with me if you subscribe to it; after…