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Book Review: Lean in to Relationships

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Book Review: Lean in to Relationships by Rishabh Jhol                   I was highly skeptical when I began to read this book. The title was not exactly encouraging and the cover page was uninspiring. Moreover, relationships? Er… um… I thought to myself. Rather pompously, yes. My first clue that I had stumbled onto… Read more »

Hot Chocolate

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“My my! Someone’s looking like thunder today? What happened Amrita?” Runoo Mosi’s (Mosi: Mother’s sister, aunt. Forming bonds with people one is not related to is very common in India) voice was concerned, her brows puckered up. “Nothing Mosi”, said little Amrita looking utterly woebegone. Her eyes lowered, she took her place amidst the other children on the large rug… Read more »

Off The Shelf

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Off the shelf solutions are convenient. They are cost- effective instead of being cheap. To the naked eye, the former is merely the politically correct way of saying the latter. Actually, there is no other difference between the two. Off the shelf apparel, business solutions, software… they are all cheaper and very convenient to use. They are readily available and… Read more »

By The Lake

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  Mandira closed her eyes and let the gentle lapping of the lake soothe her like a lullaby. It was warm, even though it was early morning. Summer was at its peak. In the city the heat was unbearable. She had to escape the heat and the people; people who stifled her with their expectations and compulsions. She came to… Read more »

A Letter To Me

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  Dear Me,   This feels weird. You’ll be wondering why the letter is addressed to ‘me’ instead of to you by name. I know you hastened to read the signature at the bottom before you began reading the letter. I know that the ‘ME’ in the signature line has confused you even more. I also know that you are… Read more »