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Is old really gold?

Growing old. I can’t really imagine it. I mean, I am growing older with every passing second, (I’m like 10 seconds older since I started this post!) but I can’t imagine actually being old. It must be awful.  Continue reading “Is old really gold?”

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Posted in Life, Poems

‘Ode to my Grand dad’ by my best friend

This is something my closest friend wrote for her grand dad. This is for her, her love for her grand dad.

Ode to my grandad, by Baneesha Bedi

Never have I felt a loss like yours,
That defies the very Earth’s laws.

One minute, you were caring for me,
But then life passes you by,
And in the blink of an eye,
I was here, caring for you. Continue reading “‘Ode to my Grand dad’ by my best friend”

Posted in Life, Love

My perfect love story

Ever wondered, as a child, a teenager, a young adult; what your love story would be like? Who you’re going to spend the rest of your life with?

I didn’t. Until recently. I’d never believed in love as a kid. I hated that every book. every movie was always about this cliche ‘love’. I hated it. Then, I grew to realize the love isn’t just something between a man and a woman. Love was for everyone you cared about – parents, siblings, grandparents, friends, relations, pets, books…..lots of things. I still didn’t exactly care about the romantic kind of love, not even when my friends in school gushed about their boyfriends.  Continue reading “My perfect love story”

Posted in Life, Science

5 reasons I should have been born a Neanderthal

These are hard times to live out as a human. We’ve got to deal with so many things, its exhausting! Neanderthals might be our ancestral cousins, but they’re not always the club swinging, less than sophisticated goons!

Here are 5 reasons why I’d have done better as a Neanderthal –

5.  I’d get bigger brains! Neanderthals had bigger brains than humans. There were also stronger and had better eyesight. Continue reading “5 reasons I should have been born a Neanderthal”

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The Birth (of perspective)day

Birthdays! I’ve never been particularly excited about them. I could never see why people felt birthdays were exciting when all I felt was that I was getting older. And the real world was one year closer.

But my 21’st has been a revelation. It’s changed the way I think about some things. And its been one heck of an amazing day!

Continue reading “The Birth (of perspective)day”

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A New Years’ confidence in my resolve

Happy New Year!! A bit late, but oh well! Better late then never! I want to start this new year on a positive note. A new year does symbolize a new beginning, a fresh start. I want this year to be a bright new, fresh start for me too. And you know what New Years means. Another year, another resolution. Everyone knows resolution is a resolve today, forget tomorrow kind of thing. Well, unless you’re that determined person who actually does follow through. Continue reading “A New Years’ confidence in my resolve”