Last week, as I walked in Lodhi Garden with a full moon keeping me company in a winter evening, despite the Delhi air being of 'poor' quality, I tried to understand what about it is so enchanting.
So as it turns out, dengue, both medically (potentially) and metaphorically, gave me a new lease of life. It helped me bury my failures and losses and let me resurrect afresh.
Enemies are not always other people, often our enemy is our own thought process, our beliefs or lack of them or even ideas that are taking the outside environment by storm!
I never took gender classes at university, in fact I have avoided them feeling that it may shape my world view in a certain way. Still I find myself constantly battling gender sensitivities and insensitivities in my interactions.
Abidjan on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa is a wonderful mix of history, culture, religion, food and nature
What is it about watching the oceans that makes one nostalgic, remember people and places, and wonder about life?
Standing at the glass panes is a de-stressor for me. In the expanse spread out before me I see so many things - observe new facets of the city. Traffic weaves it way in the roads below, life gushes forth everyday as people mill the streets, and birds encircle the sky.
When I visited Vietnam, I had never thought that I would write about it. Vietnam was a part of movies and books about the Vietnam War for most people like me. Much like it's history, I discovered the place has a lingering effect.