The Cuckoo’s Calling – J. K. Rowling

When you've had astounding success and raked in unfathomable moolah with your first venture, expectations of people eyeing your subsequent outing will naturally be sky-high. So does J. K. Rowling deliver? The word 'success' probably wouldn't suffice to describe the author's¬†earlier attempt with the Harry Potter series. With millions of books sold and top-grossing film … Continue reading The Cuckoo’s Calling – J. K. Rowling

Why Do Today?

You always ask me, why not now? To get a good crop, must not you plough? Why leave for 'morrow, what you can do today Accomplish what you must, than leave it for another day I oft answer, though not at once Haven't you heard of Procrastination, you dunce? Why do today, what you can … Continue reading Why Do Today?

Kafka On The Shore – Haruki Murakami

This is the first work I've read of Haruki Murakami and I'm certainly impressed if not totally blown away. Even though the novel talks about outlandish things like fish falling from the sky, talking cats, un-aged soldiers, alternate worlds and taboo topics like mother-son and sister-brother love; it definitely is a gripping read. Murakami intertwines … Continue reading Kafka On The Shore – Haruki Murakami

Movie Review – Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)

When I saw the trailer of this movie, I thought there was something rustic and peculiarly attractive about it. And since Parineeti Chopra was one of the leads, I hoped it'd be a fun watch. But as most high hopes do, this too shattered. Haruki Murakami in his book Kafka by the shore says "Nobody … Continue reading Movie Review – Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)

Maybe Optimism’s Overrated

Since the beginning of time, we've been taught to always hope for the best, to always view the glass as half full, to always be optimistic. But is optimism all that it's hyped to be? Well, probably not! No matter how much we'd like to believe otherwise, we're all dark and pessimistic within. Maybe that's … Continue reading Maybe Optimism’s Overrated

What If?

What if you never got your heart-broken Never had to experience the pain unspoken What if success was all that you knew Failures weren't even far-in-between or few What if you never experienced any sorrow Always lived like there was no tomorrow What if you never had a run-in with bad luck Made a fortune … Continue reading What If?

How To Live Life Doggie Style

A situation you messed up? A result you didn't expect? Something from your past you wish never happened? Well, kick some grass over that shit and move on. ¬† Someone you like but can't confess your feelings to them? Wag your tail and let it show. And if they do not respond, move on to … Continue reading How To Live Life Doggie Style