Before the internet ruined my life..

September 5, 2017 | kirin


When i was about 11, my mother was posted to Ghaziabad as the Vice Chairperson of the Ghaziabad Development Authority. This was a prestigious position and it came with  MASSIVE responsibilities and a MASSIVE house (26 rooms – I COUNTED – out of which possibly 5 were in use ) and a lawn which was …

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Six

August 9, 2017 | kirin


It’s been Six years since funkanatomy.com was launched. Sure, I haven’t done a lot in terms of expanding the company and taking over the world, but that was never my agenda. I’m pretty amazed at all the love that funk anatomy has gotten over the years from people – a majority of them who are …

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That time we ran out of money in a foreign country

August 4, 2017 | kirin


Ok ok, Sorry for the clickbait heading. BUT IT TOTALLY HAPPENED. AND IT WAS SCARY. I recently went on a road trip with my Sister and Brother in Law (henceforth BIL) to Nepal. Here I was thinking I can’t POSSIBLY need more than 20K in Nepal, so I withdrew as much. Unfortunately, work made me …

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Hold up the socialite

June 19, 2017 | kirin


who knew two songs from two completely different genres could go so well together? Bhavana Reddy and I singing our mashup of The Dirty Projector’s “The Socialite” and Beyonce’s “Hold up” Accompanied by Chaitanya Bhalla on the guitar!

Jealousy

May 17, 2017 | kirin


  For the first time in a long ass time, ALL my friends are in relationships. We’ve talked about how lovely it is to hold someone’s hand and have a default plus one to accompany you to things like weddings and movies, not to mention do terrible things like eat out a lot… but we’ve …

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Never be like you – Thinking bout you Mashup

May 8, 2017 | kirin


I hate being on camera, but i love Bhavana Reddy :P Here’s our rednition of Flume’s Never be like you feat. Kai and Frank Ocean’s Thinking bout you How we envisioned it is pretty much one person messed up and is like omg i am sorry i messed up i can’t do this and i …

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Physical > Virtual

April 11, 2017 | kirin


Our parents used to write letters to each other and wait for replies. A few months ago, I was trying to find a photograph to ago along with another blog post i wrote (the one about my mom and dad falling in love with each other) and while i was doing so, I came across …

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Creative Self Loathing

March 1, 2017 | kirin


It’s been a while and for this I apologize. It seemed like every time I sat down to write about something… ANYTHING … the following would happen. Tomorrow I start my Biennial*  tradition of giving up potato and potato products for the duration of lent. (DID YOU KNOW that Biennial could mean BOTH FOR A …

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1980, Love Story

November 30, 2016 | kirin


Growing up, I had this terrible habit of demanding to be told a story by either one of my parents while i ate my food (forget TV dinners, I was ALL about live performance dinners). One of my favorite stories while growing up was the one about how my parents first met and was always …

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Snackboochie

September 15, 2016 | kirin


A few days ago, I was minding my own business, doing some lurking on some of my favorite social media website, when TRAGEDY STRUCK. I came across a link advertising a website which boasted they sold REGIONAL snacks and sweets from all over india. I clicked on the link out of pure curiosity and it …

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