I'm passionate about my job. One in three profiles on dating apps. Last week, I had a chat with a couple of friends and we talked about the idea of dreams: what they actually mean and how practical it is to chase one. I was mildly surprised by the variety of viewpoints that arose. One … Continue reading Passion Fruits
2020 is a historic year; I doubt that you can convince me or any other person living on earth otherwise. With Black Lives Matter protests still ongoing in various cities across the globe and the K/D ratio of the Coronavirus showing little signs of halting, it can be extremely difficult to ignore what happens around … Continue reading It Is What It Is
I was browsing my Goodreads feed the other day and noticed something interesting. Goodreads, if you are not yet aware, is a social media for readers. It is book-centric and that means that the only things you like (rate), comment on (review), and share are books. As a reader, I use Goodreads mainly for two … Continue reading USA is Overrated
Click here to read from pt.1James Shelby The weather had not been that good for quite a few weeks; had I not been strolling around St. James Park, I would have regretted it wholesomely. The afternoon sun was akin to a sunflower when I looked up; the branches and leaves of the Scarlet Oak acted as … Continue reading Identical pt. 3: the secret (Creative Writing #3)
Read pt.1 hereI tried to string together couple of sentences to explain myself, but somehow all that came out were mere stuttering and jibberish. Meanwhile, the chief and the woman both reached for their hips and pulled out foldable knives. They crouched slightly, as if getting ready to pounce. I had expected more shouting and … Continue reading Identical pt. 2: the brother (Creative Writing #2)
I jumped into a black cab after getting out of the airport. "Where to?" asked the driver as he tilted his head at the rear-view mirror. Jokingly, I responded, "Whatever secret agency is nearby." "Codephrase accepted, agent," he responded. Two seconds later, he shifted into gear and accelerated.My sheepish laughter from the joke earlier was … Continue reading Identical pt.1: the codephrase (Creative Writing #1)
There are two words whose meanings have severely degraded by the internet and their widespread use by plebs. The first is the word is 'foodie', which has now been used by basically the entire youthful population. What grinds my gears? It is when people are not able to differentiate between appreciation of food and gluttony. … Continue reading How to Be an Influencer
If you have been even slightly informed by the media in the last week, you surely must have noticed that the scientific community, particularly that of the aeronautics branch, are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. 50 years ago on 16 July 1969, the famous quote by Neil Armstrong came to life. … Continue reading Should I Fly to the Moon?