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So this is a very short post. If ye mortals have time away from your incessant phone notifications, your Insta updates, your Snapchat snaps (who uses Facebook anyway), pray, continue. I know the human had always been a social animal. The wave of Orkut, Facebook, Twitter, and others ensured we remained thus.… Read more> English, Humor
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A Tale Of Some Cities

Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography. Rome is feminine. So is Odessa. London is a teenager, an urchin, and this hasn’t changed since the times of Dickens. Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.
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Editor’s Note The uncanny resemblance of this script with actual Hindi daily soaps makes me wonder if Namrata used to write for TV before. If you’d like her to write these “daily”, let her know in the comments below. SCRIPT KAHAANI ‘HUMDRUM’ KIIEpisode #352 Parvati: protagonist – daughter-in-law of the Kapoor family, the epitome of goodness Pari: Parvati’s daughter – the epitome of cuteness and innocenceDadi: grey, evergreen character, age has no major effect on her beauteousness as suchKimaya: Parvati’s sister-in-law and Dadi’s granddaughter,  antagonist – dedicated to causing slight inconveniencesGolu ke papa: Kimaya’s husband who is a ‘ghar jamai’ (live-in-son-in-law)Golu: Kimaya and her husband’s son.… Read more> English, Featured, Humor, Stories
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Downsides of Downpours

When I used to walk to my school, I thought anyone on the road using any sort of transport was being annoying. When I started riding a bicycle to the school, I thought anyone on the road using any sort of transport including the pedestrians but me (of course) was annoying.… Read more> English, Experiences, Humor, Stories
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Confessions of a Stingy Shopaholic

Her eyes widened with excitement as she stepped off the local tram onto the busy and breezy street. It was a new city, a new country and so a whole new collection of things! Things she needed, things she wanted, things she wanted but didn’t need and thinks she didn’t even know she needed.… Read more> English, Humor, Stories, Women