Child of Tragedy with the Stain of Privilege

Thinking about myself for a minute, an occurrence as rare as the sun rising every day, I thoughtfully stir a cup of coffee in the wee hours of an Irish morning in January 2021. 2020 is behind us. I spent 2020 mostly indoors, like the majority of the people I knew, working from home with […]

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The Emotions of Chess

Disclaimer : I’m not an expert at chess and while I play it religiously I’m barely above average. Feel free to argue in the comments 😉 Chess is an emotional game that seems to thrive through a PR team that stresses on objectivity and calculation. While computers have already proven themselves more superior at chess […]

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Death, Time and Euphemisms

Conversation is a funny thing. The potential of words is astounding and its usage in our daily lives, flat. The art of listening and talking is complex in innumerable ways and the human condition seems to be adept at dealing with it in the worst way possible – small talk. Nobody ever begins a chat […]

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5 Things I Learnt About Life From Watching 12 Seasons Of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia

I’ve spent a huge portion of my life watching TV shows and movies, so it feels unfair not to write about it. I’m the quintessential binge-watcher, utilizing my qualities of perseverance, fortitude and introversion to get through hours and hours of content churned out by (mostly) American production houses. Sitcoms hold a special place in […]

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People have always existed on the fringe of my consciousnesses – they seem to flicker with the light as I look on in amusement, marveling at them the way I would marvel at deer in the forest, desperately trying to forge a connection that was entirely about me. Do you, mortal, accept me the way […]

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Walking to the Bohemian Paradise

Prague : Beautiful and complex, the Mecca of European destinations loomed larger than life in my imagination. After three days spent immersed in its history and architecture, I was determined to see something of the countryside. Whenever I visited a country, I tried my best to go beyond the cities, especially if they are tourist […]

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