Atomic Habits and Badminton

Posted on Mon 13 June 2022 in Writing • Tagged with Writing, Badminton

Atomic Habits probably needs no introduction, and neither will I bore you with one. All I'll say is that I found a friend in hostel with a copy of the book, and when I went home, I found a physical copy on my Dad's bookshelf (all of us have kindles …


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Of Knights and Knaves

Posted on Wed 01 June 2022 in Writing • Tagged with Writing

Once every year, when the sun beats down
Students here become clowns
They think on their command, people will fall
But truly, they're just bricks in the wall
Misled by the mirage of power
Led astray till they flounder
"You're barely 20! What do you think will change
When you …


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Updates on Life in general

Posted on Sat 14 August 2021 in Writing • Tagged with Writing

I haven't done one of these in a year or so (this was the previous one), and neither have I written content exclusively for my blog for atleast a few months now, so it's a good time to do one of these because a lot has changed in the past …


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How it Happened

Posted on Mon 02 August 2021 in Writing • Tagged with Writing

"Baba, I got Mathematics and Computing Dual at IITD", I told my father excitedly on the day the first round allocations were over. "It probably won't change now". Certain of this, I returned back to whatever I was doing, excitedly waiting for the seat allocations to get over (while simultaneously …


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This summer

Posted on Wed 16 June 2021 in Writing • Tagged with Writing

What is a dream? all of us think of dreams as abstract ideals, far removed from reality, that we should chase with all the effort we can muster every day.

Meditating on this a bit more, does this make sense? What is achieved by chasing an ideal when you can …


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The Last Time

Posted on Sat 29 May 2021 in Writing • Tagged with Writing

Soft sunlight streaked in through the curtains, illuminating the room in a warm glow. Of course, I noticed none of that. The only thing I was aware of was my phone's alarm clock ringing. After drowsily hitting the snooze button, I realized that I had done this twice already, so …


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