Freedom is not Free

When a significant power chooses to take over another culture; physically as well as geographically, freedom of thought is the first to be lost. Although, our knowledge of the Indian freedom struggle relies heavily on school text books, or stories of the aftermath (partition) that followed or movies; ‘colonialism‘ has never really been a pretty word. I’m glad we’re born after 1947.…

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Itaewon’s Blind Curves

There are many cool places to hangout in Seoul. Itaewon definitely tops the list. Famous for street shopping, Turkish food, a coffee shop at every corner, and those looking for some company; Itaewon is worth a visit. Upon exiting the subway station, you feel as though you’re thrown into a wave of loud music and…

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WPC : Boundaries

30,000 ft above the surface of the earth – all visible boundaries blur. War ceases to exist, and humans coalesce into an infinitesimal dot. 30,000 ft below, on earth, boundaries are drawn. Countries are born, people start assuming nationalities, and race – formed. War is an irrefutable reality. Often confused – with a need – for peace.…

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Seoul Food

Generally, I don’t pay much attention to local food. I could survive on bread & cheese or opt for fast food. And I would prefer vegetables over meat. I can visualise food lovers shaking their head in disappointment. I guess, I’m that not into food. And it works for us – as Basil is the foodie. Korean…

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