ABC Challenge #26: Z for Zenith

Among the various theories and prophecies formulated by mankind, everyone believes that they are destined for the greater good. People believe that at some point in their lives they are meant to shine among the crowd and carve an identity for themselves. It might not materialize, but people dream about it. The subconscious mind notices even the smallest and the deepest of our desires and … Continue reading ABC Challenge #26: Z for Zenith

ABC Challenge #25: Y for Yesterday

It seems just Yesterday that she was born, she has already turned one. Her smiles, her tantrums, her reactions are getting cuter, day by day. It seems just Yesterday that she was One, she has already turned ten. The baby girl is shaping up as a strong, lovable and a wonderful child. It seems just Yesterday that she had joined school, Now she has finished … Continue reading ABC Challenge #25: Y for Yesterday

ABC Challenge #23: W for (Whomping) Willow

The featured picture is a Willow tree was shot near Pahalgam, during my Kashmir holiday in December 2012.  When I look at this, I am reminded of the famous Whomping Willow. For all those Muggles who are clueless about what this is, a Whomping willow is a magical plant which would attack anyone and anything that comes near its branches. You can find it in … Continue reading ABC Challenge #23: W for (Whomping) Willow

ABC Challenge #22: V for Vanity

This article has been published in Deccan Chronicle. Read it here. I am not sure whether I have to blame it on the omnipresent social media, but I’ve noticed a new trend that has been catching up. I am not sure if I’m surrounded by a wave of achievers or by people who falsely claim to have achieved something. I’ve written and reviewed a few … Continue reading ABC Challenge #22: V for Vanity

ABC Challenge #21 : U for Utopia

Wikipedia says Utopia is a community or society possessing highly desirable or perfect qualities. At some point of time in our lives we would all been asked to describe what our idea of Utopia is. Naturally we would have outlined all parameters which we hold in priority. When I decided I would write about Utopia for this vowel, the ideas kept pouring in, but just one … Continue reading ABC Challenge #21 : U for Utopia

ABC Challenge #18 : R for Rambling

A rich kid : “Oh man, this burger is so cold. Why doesn’t mom understand that I always like to have my food hot!” A poor kid: “God, please give me something to eat. Even if it is a week old. I just want something to eat” ***  An indifferent student: “Why does this teacher keep taking classes every other day. Can’t she let us free for … Continue reading ABC Challenge #18 : R for Rambling