AN OPEN LETTER TO THE INDIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM

(Or, as I like to call it, “The Inept Organization Responsible for the Trauma that is our Board Examinations”) Let’s put aside the personal anguish you’ve caused me, and the insurmountable amount of time and effort I’ve wasted on you, and dive directly into the bigger issue here. You are outdated and ineffective, and you…

Xavier’s.

18th July 2016 – 22nd December 2017 On the first day of college, I remember being awestruck by the architecture, intimidated by the size of the campus, unsure of whether I would fit in, and quite certain that I would never locate my classroom through the labyrinth of staircases. I was hesitant to order in…

DEAR WOMEN

I know you’re thinking- For how much longer can a person rant about the same thing? Can’t she write about anything else? Well, the long answer is “no.”   Dear women, It’s International Women’s Day 2018, and we need to talk.   Take it from someone who’s seen real and genuine girl love at its…

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE FASTEST FRIEND I EVER MADE

Jenny from the block, Hey wassup hello. It’s very rare that you meet someone who you instantly click with, no effort required. Friendships that get formed before you even know the person properly because it feels like you’ve already known them your whole life. I love us because we had zero boundaries from the start,…

AN OPEN LETTER TO ANYONE LOSING FAITH IN HUMANITY

Dear distressed soul, 2016 has been a rough year for almost everyone. All kinds of terrible things seem to be happening in quick succession. Terror attacks in Istanbul and Jatarka, the Orlando shootings at a gay nightclub, the Dallas shootings, Britain leaving the EU, the Bastille day terror attack in Nice, the ENTIRE U.S presidential…

SLAYING LONG DISTANCE

DEAR 1937 KILOMETERS, If you think your evil plot to break up our friendship will ever succeed, think again. If you think a few thousand kilometres can kill what is essentially a highly complex friendship spanning 4 years and built on trust, integrity and mutual love for harry potter, then I hate to tell you…

AN OPEN LETTER TO MY BABY SISTER

Dear annoying kid who steals my clothes, I know you read the title, rolled your eyes and muttered “I’m not a baby anymore, I’m eleven! ” I feel like people expect siblings to perpetually fight, bicker and mock each other, and while we have done all that (and more) I think you deserve to know…