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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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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Manu Chao Live in Concert

October 29, 2013 | kirin

    “SHUKRIYAAAAAAAAAAAA DELHIIIIIIIIIIIII!!! YOU CRAZYYYYYYYYYY DELHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!!!!”     There was MOSHING. There was CROWD SURFING. There was JUMPING. And there was so so so much JOY. There were people sneaking past the formidable bouncers on stage to give kisses and hugs to Manu Chao who carried on performing … only to stop to tell …

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Guess the Bollywood movie

October 7, 2013 | kirin

ERMAGAHSH. I am DYING of suspense. I was recently on an Air India flight on which I decided to watch a movie with Jitendra, Shabana Azmi and Rekha… where Shabana was a money lenders’ daughter and Rekha was a car mechanics daughter and the two were best friends/ soulmates who were both in love with another …

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Just Another Love Song

September 12, 2013 | kirin

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.     I’m a firm believer in this saying since even though losing might feel like crap, we’re always left with something from whatever relationship we were in – regardless if that relationship failed or succeeded.     This song is …

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September 1, 2013 | kirin

I like to think that people themselves are not inherently bad. Its circumstances that make them make bad decisions leading to them being perceived as bad. I am aware that a lot of people might think that’s a pretty naive view of the world, but they’re entitled to their opinion as I am to mine. …

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