You belong to me <3

June 14, 2014 | kirin

“Although, we’re apart, you’re a part of my heart.”     I’ve written about long distance friendship and how much it sucks. One such friend of mine who lives far faaaar away, his name is Noel.     When I lived in Bombay briefly about 2 years ago, I used to go over to his …

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Kirin’s Travel Misadventures Part I

May 20, 2014 | kirin

After the 12th class board exams, I didn’t think I would ever feel the nausea that plagued me before every exam, but on the morning of the 8th of May, it was back. I don’t think it had much to do with the fact that I was taking funkanatomy to a whole NEW city for …

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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 to go …

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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 and my knees …

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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 Kirin. …

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