When X, Y, Z spilled in anonymity

It was the Kalbaishakhi Saturday on 22nd May, 2022. I was barely out of my workplace premises when strong gusts of wind hit me. The sky was rapidly turning dark and the wind continued to assail. I considered going back to my workplace for shelter but then decided against it. The sudden drop in air…

#My question: Pallavi De’s suicide #My question: SSR’s suicide

I didn’t know either of them personally. Not by a long shot . Yet their deaths have upset me much. And my questions are based entirely on media reports. Pallavi De, a television actress from Kolkata committed suicide on 15 th May, morning. Her body was found around 9.30-9.40 am. Correct me, if I am…

When you feel unsettled, immerse yourself in the mundane

Sometimes we are stressed and cannot particularly identify the reason. We feel unsettled. Maybe there are many things that are currently contributing to our stress, but unfortunately we cannot do a thing about it. As they say, it is beyond our control. In such a situation, if we immerse ourselves in mundane activities, it helps….

Financial Independence is no longer a pipe dream

Yes, you read it right! For those of you, my girl chums, who have sacrificed their professional careers and prioritized family after marriage, there is a livewire chance to get started all over now. This is a call out to all those who think that earning money on their own or pursuing corporate jobs is…

A few personal Covid insights I’d like to share

Just before I went down with Covid I was feeling unnaturally thirsty. I was forced to notice it but shrugged it off as a temporary health need. Recently, when I watched Fit tuber video in Youtube on this, I found that this is a likely Covid symptom. However, my son did not experience this to…

My journey into Covidland

It was the 1st of May, and the whole state of West Bengal was simmering in anticipation of the results of State Assembly polls that was due on the very next day. It was a hard fought election spanning eight phases which was unprecedented in our state and the journey was rife with political violence….

Apparently, nothing is enough #RIP, SSR

In a city where millions of dreams chasing the glamour have been crushed before or after being born, Sushant Singh Rajput, the outsider from Patna had made it to the top ten. He had rightfully earned money, glamour and all good things that come together with it,and most importantly a name for himself. But apparently…

#My ‘unlock’ journey to workplace

Unlock 1.0 has begun on 1st of this month in our country. Offices – both private and public, malls, holy places, restaurants, hotels have all been allowed to open and do business ‘as usual’ after taking the necessary precautions. Public transport is on the road, albeit small in number and also with the stipulation that…

#Birthday Wishes

It was a pleasant surprise to wake up to tons of birthday wishes from batchmates in school, I have not met in 32 years, to be exact. After the Xth Boards, we spread in calling to stream preferences and since I chose Commerce, which was unavailable in my alma mater at that time I had…