The fire of the Lord

March 27, 2016 | kirin


  Every easter, me and my family attend the Easter Vigil mass, which is really great considering the fact that it happens at 830 the evening before Easter Sunday which means Easter happens 2 hours earlier and I can eat potato and chips two hours earlier because that is what I usually give up for …

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Stopping the Loving

March 7, 2016 | kirin


I sort of suffer from a bit of stage fright, the only way I can get over this fear is to slowly try and conquer it, by facing it head on.. In my third year of college, I stood on stage and competed in the solo category at a college festival and sang a song …

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24 Days

February 9, 2016 | kirin


  I didn’t make MANY resolutions this year… 1. Travel more 2. Make more of an effort with music – get better at the bass and ukulele Those were the top two resolutions on my list. I had hoped being on an airplane at midnight at new years’ eve would sort of give me a …

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Hindi Means “NO” in Tagalog

November 13, 2015 | kirin


I made some friends from the Philippines and one of the things that instantly made me feel like I FOUND MY PEOPLE was the fact that “Hindi” in their language means “NO”. I cannot find a better word to describe how I felt towards the language for a major chunk of my life. Hindi has …

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That time a cat bit me and i became catwoman.

October 23, 2015 | kirin


“Cats don’t bite.” OF COURSE THEY DO and I am living proof that they do bite. Back in 2010, when I had come home on Easter break, I went shopping for stuff to take back for my friends. My friends were pretty low maintainance, so my shopping list contained parle-g biscuits, haldiram’s cornflakes mixture, nestle …

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Mr. Smalltalk

October 11, 2015 | kirin


Once upon a time, there was this girl, let’s call her Bubbly bee. She always had issues with people who tried to force themselves on to other people. She was also not a fan of meaningless banter that went nowhere. She was always up for conversation though, but the empty “hey, how R U?” “what’s …

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Casual Sexism

August 29, 2015 | kirin


I’ve always had a massive chip on my shoulder regarding gender assumptions and certain things people say to a female as opposed to a male, especially in a place like India. Most of the time I am incredulous while having the conversations and at other times, I wonder whether if I were a guy, would …

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Ambition

August 7, 2015 | kirin


Some people presume I lack ambition. This doesn’t particularly bother me, since they are mostly people who have made a snap judgement based on the very little information available to them. Why would they think such a thing? MOSTLY, it’s because I’ve had Funkanatomy up and running for four years now and I haven’t really …

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English is Hard

July 12, 2015 | kirin


English is hard bruh. There’s little nuances which make communicating in it really difficult. The following incidents took place at a hospital which boasts of 12987642 branches abroad and this branch having international standards of everything. *AT HOSPITAL INFORMATION DESK*  Kirin: Hi. I’m looking for a podiatrist. can you please tell me where to go? …

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2613 kisses from a tree

July 4, 2015 | kirin


Officially, we obtain the status of Adulthood when we hit our 18th birthday, but I don’t think adulthood can be restricted to a number. It could be the moment we’re forced to being self sufficient individuals, economically independent off our parents. This could be at any age. I’m still struggling to get there, but this …

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