Shu Thayu

Those Bollywood nightsWhere memories old helped form the newWe both cut shapes on the floorWalking out of the bar into the crisp autumn air Across the river is the train homeWe pause, not because we can't turn backRather we fear what happens if we boardDo we turn our lives upside-down to chase the dream of… Continue reading Shu Thayu

Community Ties

Joining YLS, making friends, a cooking competition and what the future holds For the uninitiated, YLS stands for Young Lohana Society which is the youth wing of the LCNL (Lohana Community of North London). Now, Lohana is the caste (or Varna if you want to be more classical) that I am born into. Now, this… Continue reading Community Ties

Some Reflections On Friendships

I had a couple of interesting chats last week with different friend groups. The main topic, was regarding the longevity of friendships and how over time people just disappear. Involved in their own world and then moving from chatting constantly to weekly, to monthly and then essentially never. They say that'll meet up and then,… Continue reading Some Reflections On Friendships

The One Who Wrote Destiny, by Nikesh Shukla

A book review, which lead to thoughts about representation in the media. Having representation in the media. When most people think of such a topic, they think of having a TV personality, I would even say that online stars (be it, YouTube, Instagram, Podcasts) is an important part of being viewed as accepted. What never… Continue reading The One Who Wrote Destiny, by Nikesh Shukla