I am a Keralite working in Bangalore and August was extremely difficult for me, because my people where struggling. My family was safe. And yet, I was troubled every moment of my existence thinking of all those people back in my homeland. The Kerala floods made me realize that our love for our homeland was … Continue reading 20 Ways in Which Kerala Floods Restored Faith in Humanity
Do you know the amount of poison we are being exposed to on a daily basis? Do you eat the Chemicals that you put on your skin? A friend’s post on instagram and our conversation following that, opened my eyes to it. Elaine from The Fire spirit blog sent me this video by Fittuber in … Continue reading If You Wouldn’t Eat it, Don’t Put it on Your Skin
“I couldn’t sleep yesterday!” “Why so?” “We went patrolling.” “What patrolling?”, I was baffled. We were 21 when we had this conversation. We were both mere CA students and he wasn’t in any sort of organization that went patrolling during the nights. “Prostitution.” I held my breath. It wasn’t a topic I wanted to discuss … Continue reading Saying Yes to The World
"I used to walk about 4-5 Kms everyday to bring water. I was a little girl, seven or eight years old, that by the time I brought the pots home, they would be half empty as the water used to drip." my grandmother recalled. Children carrying water "Do not open that hand shower. It is … Continue reading The Journey of Water From Abundance to Scarcity, Purity to Poison
For all those women who were and are raped, for all those abused wives and friends, for all those women whose talents are suppressed for merely being born a woman. For the child raped by the Church priest, for the 7 children in the orphanage who were raped, for... Yesterday, I was tagged in many … Continue reading This Women’s Day, I Mourned
I have been listening to the vicious revving of the chainsaw since yesterday. Last time this happened I remember looking out my window helplessly, willing it to stop. The sound was haunting. But soon, I realized that it was worse when it stopped, for when it did, I cringed; dreading the thud of death as … Continue reading My Sin? I Watched Them Being Butchered
Every day, I would get down from the bus, pull the ticket tucked safely beneath my ring and put it inside my bag. I would eat chocolates, and deposit the wrappers inside my bag or purse. I'll reach home and empty my bag of all the waste and put them in the dustbin. I have … Continue reading Why Shouldn’t we Litter the Environment?