Dear S, When writing letters we usually start by asking the other person how they are, but I already know how you are, where you are and what is going on in your life, so we’ll skip that part and dive directly into the letter. I’ve suddenly come to the realization yesterday while going through … More S
In books and movies, people always talk about the moment where they “fell in love”, when the sides of her eyes crinkled as she laughed out loud, or when he shielded her from the path of a speeding vehicle. I for the life of me, cannot tell you about any particular filmy moment or incident … More but what is love?
You came to college with star-struck eyes, thinking that this was going to be the experience of a lifetime. Soon enough you realize that it’s not that different from school life, … More
The city is always crowded. I leave my room at around 9.30 in the morning and there are people everywhere. People hurrying around trying to get to work or to college. Then there are the people who are just sitting around doing not doing anything, like the man in the black shirt who will be … More
It’s almost 3 am and I’m sitting by my window, listening to Gregory Alan Isakov and staring outside. All I can see is darkness and lights in a few rooms in the hostel across from mine. I wonder what those people are doing in those rooms while the rest of the hostel is lost in … More
The sense of smell is not something I think about often until I recently thought about how it has the ability to bring with it the most poignant memories at moments when you least expect it. Sometimes they remind you of happy times and sometimes the smells leave you in disgust, or maybe even in … More the politics of smell