• Thoughts and Quotes

    Guiding Light

    I usually avoid long distance driving at night. I have a certain eye condition to blame for that. But then, one night post 12AM, my husband was feeling sleepy and since I was wide awake and fully alert, I decided to get behind the driving wheel. For a while, I drove at my own slow pace watching out for speed breakers/ motorists without end lights/ blind curves/ traffic coming on the wrong side/dogs/cats/et all. It is painful to drive long distance on slow motion anticipating unknown dangers, every second of the drive. Just when I was thinking there should be a better way to get through this, a small car…

  • Toyna

    Welcome to the Real World

    Nirbhaya in December 2012 changed the world that we live in. The outrage, in those days, was so high that it managed to break down a lot of dams that the society had carefully built over centuries. The flood that followed soaked, tumbled and rinsed the whole country pretty much like a fully automated washing machine. As an after effect of the Nirbhaya tragedy,¬†we now have more and more men and women stepping up for women rights. We have Deepika Padukone going to the extent of suggesting that extra marital sex is fine. We have Leslee Udwin trying to show the lack of remorse in the rapist. We have a…