Posts Tagged ‘Relationships’

Friends gasp and say I should be your enigma That I should be mysterious and not give anything away They advise me to hold all my cards close to my chest They mean well, they follow their rules   What they should know is, I have stopped being an idea I have stopped blindly climbing […]


Beloved — May this day never end   Come, this day will be preserved in time Let us race behind the sun rays May we never touch those shadows Oh beloved.   The tired sun will pass over the waters of the river If your feet move over those green plains, you shall slip   […]


This world you have brought me to, an unearthly place which stealthily captures attention and steals my breath. A secret garden where hope tenderly walks me through showering bowers with rose petals at our feet. The home of my imagination which until now was incomplete. This world you have brought me to, this ethereal field of dreams shimmers […]


Ever since I was a kid, I had this idea I would have a large friend circle and hang out and do lots of fun things together. To my 14 year old self, having lots of friends was the epitome of coolness and how other people perceived me. As time went along, my friend circle […]


In the 2+ years I have been in Singapore, I haven’t been to a single Chinese wedding, or any wedding if you want to get pedantic. Which I usually get. Shaun and Sofie very kindly sent me this cute young invite to their wedding lunch: I was really excited to be invited and I could […]


Shaadi Saga

27Aug12

My well meaning parents decided to helpfully guide me along the path of finding a nice ‘life partner’ by signing up (read: cash transaction) for one of those popular matrimonial sites. Initially, I thought to myself, ah what the heck, I am smart, well read, self aware, well traveled, funny, I work for a great […]


From the day I turned 26 last year, the friends at the Birthday table have changed. One of them from the previous table is getting married. I traveled to Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam. The one great love dumped me via text. And got married to someone else. I gave Bangalore a whirl, made a mess […]