Meet My Amaidhi Ponnu

Our room had a Marathi mulgi, a Bengali, a Jaat and a Pahadi. Quite a diversity. And of course, Indra. I had hardly noticed her presence until we were allotted the same room post getting screened in. Her bed was diagnol to mine. When I got to know her name and her city, that is, … Continue reading Meet My Amaidhi Ponnu

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A Selfie On A Weird Day, Keeps Pessimism Away!

So how do you think Elizabeth Bennet felt after rejecting Mr. Collins' proposal, inspite of all the hue and cry made by Mrs. Bennet? A little relieved? triumphant maybe? And scared? Yes. What if she doesn't find her soulmate and has to remain a maiden all her life- a disgrace in the era she was … Continue reading A Selfie On A Weird Day, Keeps Pessimism Away!

CELTA, The British Council And ‘Brown Skin, White Masks’

This is strictly a personal opinion. During CELTA, many things came to my notice. And mired my opinion about The British Council. I feel it is an active means to occidentalize us and thus, a thinly veiled malevolent imperial agency. Saying this wryly, but eons ago, they arrived as harmless traders and consequently colonized us. … Continue reading CELTA, The British Council And ‘Brown Skin, White Masks’