Creatures of the Dark

“I was scared of dentists and the dark.” — Vance Joy, Riptide When the sun sinks into the horizon and darkness blots the sky, familiar sounds begin to fade away, and fear slowly creeps into your mind. You might thank your dull imagination, but at a time like this, that’s no defence against the stillness…

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The Perception of Truth

“Truth is universal. Perception of truth is not.” — Anonymous “All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche We live in complex times. Chaos seems to be the order of the day. And despite having access to information, on multiple…

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The Art of Making Friends

I wish there was a manual wherein you could learn ‘how to make friends’. I’ve always thought it’s an extrovert’s well kept secret. As a child, I’d take comfort hiding under the shadow of an extroverted sister. I’d let her do the talking whilst I’d struggle with the right words to say. And, at every bend of my life —…

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Balancing on Two Wheels

  “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” Neil Gaiman I’ve always been an indoor person and preferred books to any kind of outdoor activity. There’s a strange comfort in living in a world of imagination. Probably because, you…

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