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The One with the Touchscreen Phone

It is a Sunday. I’m still in bed, it’s past 11, AC on, to beat the blasted Mumbai heat, lovely smells coming in from the kitchen, no one to disturb me. I’ve ascended to heaven. Suddenly, I hear Dad call out, ” Ellie, my new expensive latest touchscreen phone just arrived. Come, tell me about… Continue reading The One with the Touchscreen Phone

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The One with the Wishful Thinking

With CBSE results out today, it also reminds me of another phenomena related to results, choosing a career. Until 2 months ago, we needed to ask permission to even go to the loo, and now all of a sudden we’re supposed to be mature enough to make life decisions? And this isn’t one of those… Continue reading The One with the Wishful Thinking

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The One with the Human Classification

Now when I go to college, and usually when I don’t attend lectures, I sit and randomly observe people. OBSERVE, not stalk. And I’ve noticed that there are so many different types of students in engineering colleges. And since I could not come up with a better topic, I thought I might as well write… Continue reading The One with the Human Classification

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The One with Satan’s Invention.

It’s that precious time of the year when you contemplate whether your graduate degree is even worth it. Hi, semester exams. Or as I like to call it, Satan’s latest invention after unheard-relatives-doing-PhDs-on-your-marks. So, I thought, a post was due with my usual thoughts during exams, none of which usually pertain to the subject. 4… Continue reading The One with Satan’s Invention.

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The One for The Mothers.

Mother’s Day just went by, and yes, I slept in even then because if it’s a holiday, I do not get up before noon. Anyway, Mothers are those rare alien beings, incapable of tiring or hating the person who won’t get up before noon to help in housework. So, here’s the post for Mommy dearest.… Continue reading The One for The Mothers.

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The One with The Results

So ICSE results came out recently. And there went my Facebook wall, buried under congratulatory messages from relatives you might have never even heard of, acting like it was the single most accomplished deed the person might have ever done. Don’t get me wrong, 10th boards are no laughing matter, but do tell me the… Continue reading The One with The Results