Credit Where Credit Is Due

Without any credit

An increasing number of magazines, and media services are robbing their writers of due credit and recognition. Pick your favourite online media service, and chances are, except for the top few writers who are the face of that brand, every other article will conveniently be missing any kind of attributions. The print media are guilty of this at times, but digital media services have turned this into an epidemic. For every popular brand that gives credit to its  writers, you can find a dozen who Continue reading

A Penny For Your Thoughts

shutup thoughts

Has it ever happened that to you, that you were sitting quietly in some corner, minding your own business, when suddenly someone walks up to you and goes, “What are you thinking about?” ?

This one question seems to be the only way you can guarantee that I will hate you for the rest of my life. I hate talking. I literally despise being forced to form words and grunt them out for absolutely any kind of reason. If everyone I know could just Continue reading

Leaving Home

Chapter 1:

Ducking behind the door of the railway coach, he scanned the crowd that milled over the platform. It was unusually crowded today, and he was very thankful for that. He had not expected to have his absence discovered this quickly, and he certainly had not prepared himself for the fact that the old man would head straight towards the railway station. Continue reading

7 things to do when you wake up early on a Sunday

Sundays are sacred, and must be spent in the bed. It is a cardinal sin to wake up before 10 am, and an even bigger sin to get out of your bed before it is noon. Everything must wait until noon on a Sunday. You need to use the bathroom? Well, tough luck kid. Just man up and wait until the clock chimes 12. For someone who gets as little sleep as I do, Sundays take on a whole new level of importance all together. It is the one day of the week where I can sleep in late, and catch up on the elusive 8 hour sleep, which 10 out of 10 doctors, and even dentists, recommend Continue reading