I‘ll be home soon

Just a few days more… I tell myself, Though my shit isn’t as bad. Idle but restless, My heart pumps with rush And I can’t keep up. Just a few days more… And I’ll be home. The home, six years in the making, But nowhere to be seen. I run...

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Have you Found your Soul Mate?

Recently, I came across a story of a woman who married her ‘soul mate’. What’s the big deal? Her ‘soul mate’ was a ghost. To be precise, she is now wife to the ghost of a pirate from the 18th century, who looks like Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow character from...

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Yerevan: The City with a Birth Certificate

Yerevan or Erevan is the capital of Armenia and was found by king Argishti I in the year 782 BC. How do we know? Yerevan has a ‘birth certificate’ or more appropriately a ‘birth tablet’. Unbelievable, but true. In the year of 1950, archaeologists found a basalt stone slab with...

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Armenia: A Brief Introduction

My husband and I recently had the privilege to visit the Republic of Armenia. It was an unplanned last-minute escape, so we made no itinerary. Since we had already been to its next-door neighbor Georgia, we were expecting these two places and their people to be closely similar. It happened...

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The Moon and the Stars – I Wonder What You are

One of the first rhymes that many children learn is the all-time favorite ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’. An earliest activity they learn to do is to point out to the sky when they are asked, “Where is the Moon?” or “Where is the star?”. Based on the toddlers I have...

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My Ridiculous Struggle with Post Titles

A headline or title of any piece of writing is the guide to the post. It is the first thing that catches a reader’s eye and helps him/her decide whether to read or toss. Every reading is ‘taught’ to begin with the headlines and the same goes for writing too....

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Concert in Dubai

Going to Concerts: A favourite activity (of the Past?)

Going to concerts is one of my favorite things in life. There is a feeling of belongingness that comforts me deeper than I can understand. Every attendee is present for a common reason – the love for music. To be specific, we all approve to the music that the person/persons...

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I BELIEVE THIS IS MY 100th POST

Happy New Year! This is the first post of 2018 and the number 100th. Seems like a lot but ideally, I should have written a double of that by now. Nonetheless, starting this blog was the highlight of 2017 for me. You see, I am an intensely introverted woman. I...

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Wish you all HOPE This Christmas

I saw something in my phone today that made my heart sink a little. I saw today’s date. 24/12/17. I knew that there was just one left for Christmas but actually seeing the date was not so exciting. I thought of how I waited the whole year for this season...

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Why We Look Forward to Winter?

WINTER Christmas, Generous, Nascent, Warming, Feasting, Strengthening, Joyousness, Gratitude: Humiliation, Bereavement, Shuddering, Unforgiving, Terminating, Barren, Brutal, Winter.     We enjoy the Winter season only because we have roofs over our heads to protect us from the chill. We look forward to its coziness because we have warm clothes and...

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YESTERDAYS

I am re-visiting the past today, just like I did yesterday, And I am sure to go back tomorrow, To be with dear people I know, In places which no longer exist, To relive experiences missed, To assess and blush, laugh or frown, Sometimes even let a tear down, To...

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Christmas Memories: Our Traditional Bundles of Joy

As Christmas is nearing, I am seeing various advertisements for pre-packed hampers and baskets for gifting. This is quite a new initiation for Kohima and my reaction was, “How convenient!”. I told my husband about these enterprises, expecting a similar reaction. He said, “Do you mean Christmas is becoming even...

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2017’s Ups and Downs – The Audit

Having less than a month left of 2017, we must all have started evaluating how the dying year had fared for us. Someone could be feeling dejected and the other elated. I, for one, am feeling cool about my year. I am feeling that most happenings were good and those...

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A Miracle Worth Sharing (Continuation)

I was telling you about a friend of mine whose miracle of a life amazes me more as time is passing. Everyday, all of us are provided with chances to reform and change our bad ways but we don’t even see the open door because we aren’t willing to change....

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