“Luck” is very frequently used to describe the uncontrollable and the unpredictably favourable or unfavourable role that circumstances play in our lives.
Usually, a negative and contemptuous connotation is attached to the term. We often sneeringly remark how someone got an elusive job Continue reading “On Luck”
I remember my school days when I used to actually realise that I have lived through a year. Maybe it was because we were supposed to write dates every day in our notebooks. That would probably have led to this sub-conscious realisation. Or maybe because I actually lived to experience each day. But now I unwittingly see years passing by Continue reading “On the year that was”
In this intricately connected and highly sociable world, ideas and movements can often blow out of proportions, sometimes even digressing from what they had initially set out to achieve. The current feminism movement is a very good example of a struggle that has come to belie its true motive. Continue reading “From feminism to chauvinism”
The issue of reservation has been a hot topic of debate in mainstream and social media for a long time. While conflicting views prevail, each individual lies on one of the two ends of the spectrum, either advocating for it or vehemently opposing it. The problem, however, is not with the idea of reservations, it has got more to do with the premise on which it is based.
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The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
And miles to go before I sleep.
“Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening“, the magical creation of Robert Frost beautifully summarises the essence of human lives. Our heart is tempted at various junctures to devote ourselves entirely to pleasure, we wish to savour the beautiful moments for a little longer but the pressure of obligations is what keeps us going and that is how life is supposed to be.
Continue reading “Unravelling the enchanting mystery of poems”
Overconfidence is regarded as a bad trait to possess. It is something which leads to the downfall of even the most iconic and powerful individuals. One heretic who has completely defied this dictum is Muhammad Ali. He famously proclaimed himself to be ‘The Greatest’ and rightly justified his proclamation throughout his life. Continue reading “A tribute to the flamboyance of a legend”