Often, when you introduce yourself as a blogger, the reaction is odd, if not weird. More often than not, you might not even be pursuing blogging as a practical career or something you seek financial growth through but the first question most of us come across is one version of "How much do you earn?" This post is about similar questions or things people say when you tell them you blog.9. So, you write about mobile phones?Well that would be true if all dancers had the same style or all … [Read more...] about 9 Stupid Questions People Ask When You Tell Them You Blog
Living for a year in a hostel certainly changes your perspective on things and this post is about just that. There are some things that if taken out of context would be pretty weird but are completely normal in a boys' hostel. This article is about those things. It's a listicle really so you can either skim the headings or read. I'd rather you read but whatever floats your boat.1. Everyone Is A Singer, At Some Point, Even YouEveryone is a singer in a boys' hostel. If not suffering from the … [Read more...] about 10 Absurd Things That You Experience In A Boys’ Hostel
What is soft-drink to me? The elixir of life. What is MRP to me? The maximum retail price... or that is what I thought until I started living in NCR because here the MRP is the price jis par koi cold-drink nai bechta. (MRP is the price at which a cold-drink bottle is not sold)It wasn't till a few weeks back that my first fight happened with a shopkeeper about the price of a soft-drink bottle. After college, I felt this sudden hunger pang. I was famished given the cafeteria food is shit on … [Read more...] about The Curious Case Of Delhi-NCR And The Soft-Drink Bottle
Humour has been a big part of my life especially since the last few years. Actually no, it has been a part of my life since the days of being bullied. Sarcasm helped then, sarcasm helps now. Not just sarcasm, it's a mixed bag of comments, noticing stereotypes, noticing different patterns, making jokes but recently I've been thinking about jokes and the idea of a joke being insensitive and who draws the line or who defines that insensitivity.Is a joke always insensitive?Yes. I believe that … [Read more...] about Who Draws The Line Whether A Joke Is Insensitive?
Fortunately or unfortunately, (whatever floats your boat) for as long as I've used a phone, I've almost never had a power-off due to low battery. I always made it to my home or place of stay or a charger until I came to college but I never paid much attention to it until yesterday. There I am watching performances after ICRITO '15, a conference held at Amity Institute of Information Technology, and I look at my phone and this is what goes on in my head...Big orange bars, its on power saver. I … [Read more...] about Those 20 Minutes With A Battery-Dead Phone
Not all of us find situations which potentially become the truest examples of old idioms, statements or lessons we heard as a child. I was fortunate enough today. After that little incident happened, I just wanted to write about it as soon as possible so I'm typing this from the place that is the library itself, I'll publish it later from my laptop.So, a few minutes ago, I was sitting in the library while my roommate sat across me and I heard a faint calling, somewhere around me, an argument … [Read more...] about The Little Argument Of ‘An Year’ Or ‘A Year’