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“What’s In A Name?”

Shakespeare famously said, “What’s in a name?”, but names mean quite a lot, sometimes. Some names are special because of the interesting stories behind them. Others are special because they are so creatively chosen or created that they stand out in one’s mind like Dobby among the Hogwarts elves. (Don’t mind me, I’m always making… Continue reading “What’s In A Name?”

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“I’m gonna pack my bags because this great big world is calling me.”

I haven’t blogged in quite a bit, what with college assignments piling up and writer’s block, but inspiration always strikes when you’re pressed for time, doesn’t it? 😊 I have a dream – I’d love to go on a trip without letting anyone but my parents know. I don’t know if it is because of… Continue reading “I’m gonna pack my bags because this great big world is calling me.”

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My F.R.I.EN.D.S Taught Me…and Miscellaneous

The last two weeks have been confusingly hectic. Suddenly being forced to accept so many changes was rather hard for me – the bewilderment of being in a whole new environment, trying to find new friends at college, having to accept that I don’t have as much time as before, and feeling the days slip… Continue reading My F.R.I.EN.D.S Taught Me…and Miscellaneous

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Fluid, Not Fitting, and Felicitous

There’s a lot of emphasis placed on ‘fitting in’ – fitting in to carve out a comfortable life for oneself. Often, we try to achieve this by planning things beforehand, by painstakingly researching every detail about something we are about to undertake or somewhere we want to go, analyzing our actions and our personality repeatedly,… Continue reading Fluid, Not Fitting, and Felicitous

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17 Things I learned while I was 17

Make peace with imperfection. Your desire to be happy and your desire for perfection in everything are in as much harmony as a cat and a mouse in the same house. All of us have times when we make completely ridiculous mistakes, and it is important to accept that these are a part of the… Continue reading 17 Things I learned while I was 17