दीपक हो

Today is Diwali, the biggest festival of Hindu culture. I’d written previously about it here, but like most muses, it is something I can keep coming back to. But it isn’t the festival that is the muse. Instead, all the things it symbolises: righteousness, its conquest of evil, and the inevitability of this victory –…

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The Hamlet Conundrum

To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The Slings and Arrows of outrageous fortune; Or to take Armes against a Sea of troubles,” – William Shakespeare: The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Not that these lines need any introduction. Over the last week…

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Of Ol’ Calcutta and the Alphabet

As most of you might have figured out by now, and those who haven’t can go here, Calcutta is my city. Home. And a thoroughly wonderful place it is too. Though not the first city the Brits conquered, it was the first whose hearts they did. As a result, the average Bengali then, and the average…

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Into the New!

Hello all! This is the first post of 2011, as you all well can see. So, at the very outset, I wish you a very happy new year… although, much like signature me, it is a late wish! As an aside, the 23rd of January has special significance too.

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Wishin’ I Could Thank You In A Different Way…

Going by recent history, this post comes after what can be called a long period of time. A week. There was of course an era when a week was a second, and this blog saw the light of an update as frequently as our great nation sees the sight of an honest and incorruptible politician….

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Tell Me

Hello! After not having witnessed any thing for most of this whole year, I must say that two posts in two days is mighty awesome for this blog. If my Math were any good, I’d tell you how much a percent this figure was to all my writing so far…but too many things in life…

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Return Home

Hello! I’ve been gone a long time now. Indeed, when I check here, it has been almost a year and a half since I last updated this space. A lot has, as is expected, changed in this time – some for the better, and some, obviously, for worse. There were things that were lost –…

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Starts Anew!

Hello there! Whoever is there, and wherever there is. Today is the 15th of June, and am officially beginning my last year of college. And to commemorate not just the beautiful counter signalling the looming demise of what has definitely been the worst of life so far, but also the amazing shenanigans I’ve survived over…

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