Bibliophile

A study in Scarlet

A study in scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle marks the beginning of a new era, the introduction of the most renown detective character ever-Sherlock Holmes. The book also marks the introduction of Holmes and Dr Watson and the beginning of a companionship between the two. Our doctor Watson, who …

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Stone-hearts do melt!- A Christmas Carol
Bibliophile

Stone-hearts do melt!- A Christmas Carol

I have endeavoured in this ghostly little book, to raise the ghost of an idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it.” This is what Charles …

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Fitness Fundas

Keep your brain ALIVE!

“As we grow older, our brain cells die.” This popular myth was discarded in 1998, when a team of American and Swedish scientists demonstrated for the first time that new brain cells are generated even in adult humans. There were also other experiments which demonstrated that neural circuits in adult brains have the capacity …

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The Hitchhiker's guide to the Galaxy
Bibliophile

The Hitchhiker’s guide to the Galaxy

So there might be instances when you have hitched a ride with a passing car but have you ever thought of getting one on an alien ship? And not just on any alien ship, how about the one that destroyed The Earth and hitch-hiking it is your last chance to …

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Chandni Chowk in a Walk
Travel Hotspots

Chandni Chowk in a Walk

Being a Delhiite, it’s sorta “What, Seriously?” expression when you tell someone that you haven’t been to Chandni Chowk’s Paranthe wali Gali or the Red Fort. And, I hereby admit that I was one of those! So recently when I managed to end up there with my friends, I spent …

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Adieu 2012!
My Expressions

Adieu 2012!

As the mighty 2012 bids us goodbye and in contrast to the Mayan predictions, the world is not coming to an end anytime soon , I thought it might be a good idea reviewing one of the most hyped year of all times and more importantly remembering the legends that …

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We want to feel safe!
My Expressions

We want to feel safe!

As I boarded the metro on my way back home today, I noticed a cute baby girl wearing a bunny hoodie, sitting conveniently on her mother’s lap. I then got busy finding a place to stand when she again caught my attention. She began singing- it wasnt a nursery rhyme …

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The Window Seat
Travel Hotspots

The Window Seat

There is nothing more refreshing than a journey, rejuvenating you as you take the much needed break from your monotonous life. And even better is a journey with your family, when you get to spend the quality time with your loved ones. I decided to take one too, last week, and I was offered …

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Window Shopping- its worth a try!
Shop-a-holic

Window Shopping- its worth a try!

As soon as we hear the word “FREE”, it rings a bell in our mind and we surprisingly turn our attention to it. We can’t help it coz in this world where price hike makes the headline every second day, such offers are a relief, an opportunity which should not …

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The fate of Hindi in India
My Expressions

The fate of Hindi in India

It was a tiring day and I was simply surfing channels on TV when I came across the trailer of ‘English Vinglish’, the upcoming Sri Devi movie where she goes to Manhattan and apparently learns English. Sounds like an interesting movie. Although it somehow reminded me of the epic family …

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