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”

Where I am pt 2

I’m wary of how much I choose to share on this space. I know my posts have been so abstract recently, pertaining to particular individuals, lots of inside references, charming linguistic embellishment and shards of the deepest parts of loose thought (I’m doing it again, aren’t I? The abstract thing…). Maybe it’s because I’ve been in a bitContinue reading “Where I am pt 2”

Birthday thanks

I must admit that this is the most 23 I’ve ever felt.  I reckon there are some sure-fire signs of growing up and for me, one of them is certainly the lack of discrepancy between the age I feel and the age I am or am about to turn (though it’s an entirely subjective measure anyway).Continue reading “Birthday thanks”