writing

the fears of a writer as a person of colour

I've tried to start this post several times already and almost given up, for I have no idea how to articulate all my feelings and my being affected by recent events, as a woman of colour trying to make it as a writer in the industry. This is not me trying to weigh in on the… Continue reading the fears of a writer as a person of colour

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writing

i had been journaling all this time, and had no idea

When I joined the bookstagram community in 2016, having gotten over my initial adoration of the aesthetics and bookish photographers, I began to lust over journals. Bujo or bullet journaling is an integral community on Instagram, and I was obsessed with the neat typecast handwriting, the busload of colourful stationery and the elegant moleskin covers.… Continue reading i had been journaling all this time, and had no idea

bi-monthly wrap up

In Books and Other Things // Jul-Aug

WORDS I READ 2,922 The Golem & The Jinni by Helene Wecker [5/5]* The Iron King by Julie Kagawa [3/5] The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty [5/5] The Yellow on the Broom by Betsy Whyte [5/5]  Smoke in the Sun by Renee Ahdieh [2.5/5] To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han [4.5/5] (reread) Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik [5/5]* Both The Golem & The Jinni and Spinning… Continue reading In Books and Other Things // Jul-Aug

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An Ode to an Uprooted Tree

12th March, 2018. It was in the unprecedented and deadly monsoon of 2016 that one of our evergreens succumbed to the wind. Abraham, our former farm hand told us we'd be better off clearing it away, but we - my Mum, brother and I - refused to give up on it, raising it back up… Continue reading An Ode to an Uprooted Tree