Deviant characters in Books & Movies – Why are we attracted to rebels?

I’ve been obsessed with the Chinese show on Netflix and the book its based on – The Untamed / Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation, lately. The story has two lead characters – Wei Wuxian, who is the nonconformist and Lan Wangji, who is his opposite, a stickler for following rules and doing the absolute right thing.Continue reading “Deviant characters in Books & Movies – Why are we attracted to rebels?”

Stay At Home Series – Episode 4: Parenting S-Poofs! :D

We’ve got a 3 year old, who will turn 4 next week. Other than the child-boss, we’ve got me, the mom and him, the dad, all living under the same roof. This segment is brought to you by the failing parents association. Starring: Me (mummy), R (the child) and Him (Papa) We have a clearContinue reading “Stay At Home Series – Episode 4: Parenting S-Poofs! :D”

Stay at Home Series – Episode 3: Feminist Fashion

I don’t know how it was for the rest of you, but I realized that I paid a whopping lot of rent to live in a house which I mostly used to have dinner and sleep in. Yes, I did have the occasional work from home days, before it all got official. But on thoseContinue reading “Stay at Home Series – Episode 3: Feminist Fashion”

Stay at Home Series – Episode 1: The Working Mom

I’m basically starting these series to bore you guys senseless or make you guys laugh out loud. Also, to practice writing and continue writing on my blog, considering, I’m not going to be traveling much or getting my reading done in the speed with which I usually do 😉 These are stories from my ownContinue reading “Stay at Home Series – Episode 1: The Working Mom”

She forgot how to talk

She had never been much of a talker. But she couldn’t be a social recluse either, especially if she wanted that guy to acknowledge her presence. After being ignored a couple of times by the guy of her dreams, rather painfully, she realised, that wallflowers get noticed only in books and movies. Not in realContinue reading “She forgot how to talk”

I’ve got your back, girl..

Tell me a story mummy!!”, my four-year-old daughter said with the insistence of a politician. “Alright, alright, what story do you want to hear today?” “A scary one!” “Not again!”, I said with an exasperated sigh. “Why don’t we listen to some nice happy story today? Maybe about princesses and magic and unicorns?” I wasn’tContinue reading “I’ve got your back, girl..”

Writing inspiration from – ‘I Wrote It Anyway’ – An Anthology of Essays

It’s November! So many challenges taking place this month across the world, and across different categories! There’s the men health awareness month called , Movember, lots of runs and marathons, the challenging NaNoWriMo for budding writers, to name a few. After enjoying my holidays in October, I decided to try and do an extreme NovemberContinue reading “Writing inspiration from – ‘I Wrote It Anyway’ – An Anthology of Essays”