Why I would fail as a wildlife photographer

April 19, 2014 | kirin


Sometime last year, my mother noticed a guy positioned outside out house with a massive telephoto lens and naturally, went to ask him what exactly he was doing. Turns out he was a wildlife photographer and that he was actually filming birds (DAMMIT. Just when I was entertaining some delusions of granduer) He then showed …

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A little less conversation

April 1, 2014 | kirin


Social media is the ULTIMATE marketing tool – and I’m not talking only in terms of commercial enterprises (and that’s not a bad thing) but the question is, when do you stop marketing and just BE. When do you stop telling people what’s on your mind  and when do you start listening to what’s on …

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Ozzie the sock slayer

March 5, 2014 | kirin


HELLO? TESTING? IS THIS THING ON? I saw Leo had this contraption on a while back and thought I would see what the big deal is… I heard him telling some boring story about how he went “exploring” YAWN.  You want a story, here is the story of my LIFE. I was born in the …

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Kirin’s SERIOUSLY SEXY list of Valentine’s Day Presents!

February 3, 2014 | kirin


It’s that time of the month YEAR again! And it’ll have you searching for the perfect present. Panicking because you haven’t found that perfect someone something YET??? HAVE NO FEAR! Here’s a list of presents you CANNOT go wrong with THIS VALENTINE’S DAY! Here are MY top picks for best cards that REALLY tell the special someone …

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Leo’s Walkabout

February 1, 2014 | kirin


    Sometime last year, Leo got locked out of the house. This happens sometimes and he doesn’t really mind… and pretty much waits near the front door (not making a sound) till we realize he is missing. This time though, one of the main gates to the house was left open. So he decided …

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Long Distance Friendship

January 16, 2014 | kirin


  People complain about how it’s really difficult to make new friends after a certain point in life, and I agree with that. When I think back to where most of my friend-making took place, it’s college and Post grad . optimum conditions for friend making = any time a bunch of strangers are thrown …

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12 stitches and 2 slaps

December 17, 2013 | kirin


Photography and STYLING my Mama Vas. Clearly, I am not impressed     This is the tale of how I got 12 stitches which now look like an airplane’s tail on my eyebrow     When I was a child, I was how to put it mildly… gravitationally CHALLENGED. I fell almost every other day …

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My first character certificate

December 6, 2013 | kirin


Kids are pretty honest in their assessment of a person’s character. They cut right through the crap and tell you what’s on their mind. Here’s what my sister had to say about me when she was about  8 years old. :P   “My name is Piya and I have a little sister. Her name is …

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The Unfriend Zone

November 29, 2013 | kirin


The shitty thing about dating your best friend is losing your best friend when things don’t work out.  The reasons for not working out could be many – timing, compatibility, wanting different things in life – sometimes the reason might be clear cut and other times, not so much.   A lot of complicated feelings …

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Titanium

November 5, 2013 | kirin


“You shoot me down, but I won’t fall. I am titanium.” This is an Acoustic cover of David Guetta and Sia’s song of the same name! Thanks ann for playing the guitar and singing harmony to this! Also Shout out to Anindo Bose of Plug ‘N’ Play Studios for doing such a brilliant job with …

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