Three Unscripted Warriors (Part III)

A little bit of Sabr can bring you a long way! The final part (finally!) in the 3-part series of ordinary women whose battles have caught my attention and taught me so much in the last few months.


An Internal Debate

"The darkest places in Hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis." - Dante Aleghieri Before I begin, let me ask you a question. Or questions, for that matter. Do you believe in neutrality? Or, is it communality that you believe in? Do you prefer to remain on neutral…

Know that you’re loved, Baji!

'Baji' : A word used as a mark of respect and endearment for an elder sister in the Indian subcontinent. Variations include 'Aapi', 'Didi' etc. Can be confused with 'Bhaji', a dish of fried vegetable(s) which is cooked-until-soft with lots of spices in it.   Hey, everyone! How have you been? I just finished with…

‘Ruth’: A Tribute┬á

My tribute to Ruth, a revolutionary novel of the nineteenth century, written by the English novelist, Elizabeth Gaskell. Ruth is the story of an orphan named Ruth, a pretty, poor 16 year old who, unknowingly, gets into a passionate affair with a rich, young man, who is captivated by her beauty for a very short while and then leaves the girl to fend for herself with a child on the way.