Life Talk

Want to soar like an eagle? Stop chilling with the turkeys

Fresh into my first job, I met this fellow copywriter. He had joined 3 months back and was still on zero talking terms with the rest of his colleagues. I’m not much of a social butterfly myself and was delighted to find someone worse off than me. We got talking, and gradually he began to emerge …

City Escapes, Travels

First Rule of Police Bazaar: You bargain till you die.

..or buy. There’s no Rule 2. This golden nugget of wisdom was offered by our acquaintance at Shillong and taken to heart by my parents, uncle and aunt.  They nodded, with a steely resolve hardening their features. I, however, am a disaster at bargaining. You wouldn’t usually expect it from a Kolkata girl who has …

Life Talk

Your life knows what it’s doing. Trust it.

Nothing in life happens in vain. The win and the loss. The joy and the pain. The anger and the wisdom. The love and the indifference. Every person who enters your life and the ones who leave it. Every encounter you have and the ones you miss. Every feeling you hold on to and the …

Hills are a-calling, Travels

Trekking for the first time? Here are some handy tips!

Here’s a quick list of do’s & don’ts for someone who’s trekking for the first time – taken from my maiden trekking experience to Sandakphu. Go ahead and dig in! Go with someone who has trekked before Why not wing it? Because you’re climbing up a mountain, for God’s sake. Having at least one person …