Old Baggage by Lissa Evans
Mattie used to be a militant for the women’s suffragette movement before World War 1, but now, our protagonist has well passed her prime and the most eventful years of her life – the currents of which still shake her core – and now finds herself prodding for a new occupation as she settles in…
Old Baggage [Day-2]
Hi! So let’s continue from where we left off in the last post. Back at the fair, moments before Mattie was mugged by that purple jacketed thief she was distracted or to be accurate zoned out thinking about his younger brother Angus. We don’t know anything about Angus right now, other than the fact that…
Backed Up Conversations
Today, was one of those days where you know that any conversation you have is going to be a good one. So, basically what happened was that after the Holi vacation, I left for Delhi by train at around 6:15 in the morning and reached around 10:15 at Delhi. From there I was back in…
Left or Right?
March is here and Delhi feels like a burning torch in the afternoon. So I went to the safe haven of every law student i.e the library. I sat down like a midget, surveying the perennial nuances of other midgets among the incontrovertible similarities of my fellow students of law. If there’s one thing that…
Long ago, when the shadows were just a repository of lifeless turmoil, there lived a being just as lively as a shadow could never be. Unbeknownst to conflicts of passions, like a snowflake falling godspeed through smiles that shadows would ignore to notice.
The unpublished draft!
“If you try to have a conversation with me, I can’t bring myself to listen to you. I pretend to listen and you really think I do but my mind is somewhere else, thinking about it. I feel as if I’m not here but I’m not there either and I can’t shake off this feeling…
Old Baggage [Day-1]
Hi, I am reading Old Baggage by Lisa Evans these days and the following will be a series of threads keeping track of chapters of this book I read! I’ve read the first 2 chapters till now. So here’s what I’ve absorbed about them. Lisa Evans sure does write some good banter in this one.…
Is terrorism the result of differences between religious beliefs of people?
It is imperative that terrorism is caused by socio-economic and political conflicts. However, religions’ role cannot be ignored, although, It isn’t an initial part of terrorism it plays an integral part in the latter stages of the chain of terrorism.
Privacy vs National Security
“Arguing that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about free speech because you have nothing to say.” -Edward Snowden The Supreme Court of India in the Justice K.S Puttaswamy case 2017(Aadhar case) held the right to privacy as a…
My face was never this heavy, My questions were never this simple, My dreams were never so vivid, change wasn’t a conflict But rather a comfort, My travel was arduous, Like it had always been, paper crumpled Flying into the bin, My waiting has been drifting- Fire! Fire! Water! My face is receding- faceless, My…