Of weary dreams and worn out passions

Life, when left unbridled becomes a chore unloved. One needs to keep revisiting one’s past in order to make sense of one’s present and aspire for future. The problem that I face continuously is to strike a balance between admiration of what’s gone and desire to bring it back. To be able to do it […]

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Tolkien Reading Day

“All that is gold does not glitter, 
Not all those who wander are lost; 
The old that is strong does not wither,
 Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
 From the ashes a fire shall be woken, 
A light from the shadows shall spring;
 Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
 The crownless again […]

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Virginia Woolf’s ‘Three Guineas’

I recently finished reading Virginia Woolf’s ‘Three Guineas’, which is quite an inspiring read, to say but the least. Her famous ‘stream of consciousness’ technique of writing is something I’ve never really experienced before and is indeed enticing. I do intend to delve into more of her works this year, to get to know her […]

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A not to-read list

The amazing Oscar Wilde on why it is imperative for someone to come up with a list of books not to read.

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Women and Prevention of War

I have embarked on this year with Virginia Woolf’s very insightful essay, Three Guineas, portraying Woolf’s ideas about women, women’s education and what part they can play in prevention of war; if educated in a non-traditional manner.

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