Sky high

Hello people on the internet who read things I write. Let me say it how it is. Today, I am writing a blog post on the expectations I set for myself. The reason? Because I’m actually experiencing a real moment of clarity and acceptance right now and truth be told, I’ve not felt like thisContinue reading “Sky high”

Hotchpotch

hotchpotch NOUN ‘A confused mixture.’ – Oxford English Dictionary Isn’t it utterly ridiculous how your own mind has the power to convince you so thoroughly? Leonardo di Caprio (fine gentleman that he is) says it beautifully in the movie ‘Inception’. He says ” An idea is like a virus, resilient, highly contagious. The smallest seed ofContinue reading “Hotchpotch”

Not together

You know how there are people in this world who are really, what I call ‘together’? Honestly, I’m referring to women here, although I’m sure a male equivalent exists… I just haven’t paid a great deal of attention to them. This is because my warped conditioning means I compare myself to other women almost reflexively,Continue reading “Not together”

God & me

It’s half past 7 in the morning and the air is cooler than I imagined. I’m wearing my patterned churidhar with sandals and I’ve thrown my hair up in a plait to stop the humidity from prying it loose. It’s actually the first time my grandmothers have let me walk to the temple alone. It’sContinue reading “God & me”

Evolution

Dear Gowri’s Page. Happy two years together. Here’s to many more. Love, Gowri. Entirely Unrelated Photograph The other day, a friend of mine came up to me when I was printing some finals revision notes off in the computer cluster at medschool.  She said ‘Gowri… my flatmate reads your blogs and she doesn’t know you soContinue reading “Evolution”