About The Boy

It’s his job. Taking out the garbage. He does it well. It’s his job. Taking out the garbage. He does it well. If not each night, then at least 3-4 times a week. He might ask me to open the main door for him – but that’s only because his hands are full of garbage bags that he’s collected from all…
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Sensitive Parts. Unmentionables. Body-Shaming.

( Photo from the 77th edition of #CoverUp )   A concerned stranger ( Facebook Friend ) recently sent me a private message about the above photograph. I’m not sharing their entire message but, in essence, they said I should be careful of boys posting dirty comments because it looks like I have my hand placed at a sensitive place.…
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Reactive vs. Proactive : My Problem with Social Media

Don’t get me wrong, I love the Internet and I love most of the social media platforms. I love spending time on them sharing what I do professionally and personally. While the feeling of being jaded and cynical has been pervasive the last few months, only recently have I started evaluating and looking at possible reasons. In general, I believe…
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Need advice for my own blog

Dear Naina,   I am writing to you as Newbie Blogger, the blogger behind [redacted]. Started in July 2014, my blog covers Fashion and Beauty regularly, along with a few features on decor, music and the business of blogging itself. The readership of my blog majorly comes from US, UK and India. Although, still a baby, my blog is gaining…
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Opinion : Nude Selfies

( Recent incidents about nude photographs of female celebrities being “leaked” have prompted me to write this piece but it isn’t necessarily restricted to just this incident. ) I read tweets about nude photographs of female celebrities being “leaked” on an online forum and my first reaction was, “What’s the big deal? Celebrities also have regular female bodies only probably…
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Friends, Memories, Reminiscing : Pari

  When it comes to matters of the kitchen or anything related to cooking, I prefer experimenting with the oven or the Convection function on the microwave. So  when a friend offers to let you hover over her shoulder while she bakes, I’m all for it. And not just because there’s a cake at the end of it all! As…
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Adieu August #2014

I’m happy to see you go, August. There were many power-cuts where I live. Without power back-up, i.e. the Generator pictured above, I would have not been able to do half the things that I did. Work is dependent upon having the laptop or desktop or even just the smartphone up and about and neither of these devices would work…
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Old Drawings & Artwork

Found these in a folder. Found the folder at the back of a stack of books in the bookshelf. Was originally searching for the marriage certificate. The bookmarks above were cut by hand using a blade – white on blue and blue on white. Do you know where the paper is from? I used to attend a GNIIT course in…
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Forge of Darkness: Book Excerpt

[ This is an excerpt of two pages re-produced from Steven Erikson’s Forge of Darkness, book one from the Kharkanas Trilogy. No spoilers. The genre is epic Fantasy. ] ‘I see, my lord.’ He made his way over. The moment he arrived and seated himself, a servant appeared with a goblet to match the Lord’s. Taking it, he looked down.…
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Pay the artist / logo designer

I’d rather not spoil it for you. Watch it. Substitute ‘writer’ for ‘designer’ and even ‘photographer’. I’ve been in that situation, supposedly large corporates calling to ask for a freebie because if I designed a logo for them, I’d get publicity. Hah.
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