Is whatsapp the new age of stalking?

Yes you heard me right. Is whatsapp the new age of stalking? The new planet of snooping?When a colleague shared her phone number with me, I was quick to check her whatsapp profile. In the billions of people on facebook and a million having similar names, accessing...

Three Books we recommend over this week

What do they mean to you? Books. We here at The Philospher’s Stone are not bibliophiles, but book maniacs. Our love has no bounds.What do we recommend this week? Sense of an ending by Julian Barnes How often do we tell our own life story? How often do we adjust,...

Noelle Paige- A character I could never forget

Noelle Paige… This name has been haunting me for now over eleven years. Her memory often comes back to me in desperate times but more importantly in moments of seething anger. A woman who was so wronged by every man at every doorstep that when she finally found...

Another rant, free write #MondayMusings

It is 12.40 by my watch. I have written at least five drafts and deleted them ten times. I am wondering if this will follow the same suit. Sundays usually aren’t the days I should be writing. Too many ideas, too many wishes and too many regrets flood back at...

What do I wish to learn from a seven year old me

It so happened that one of the days my mother got late in picking me up from school. I must not have been anything over seven and those days school used to get over by 12. With every other child having left the class I slowly picked up my bag, dragged my feet and sat...

Ten things you didn’t know about me!

For the longest time I have been reading people’s views and disagreements on happiness. Or what they perceive to be such. I was fifteen and in love. With myself, of course. And that idea got so highly rooted in my soul that every second of my life got dedicated...

Are you irreversibly irrelevant in your own life? #MondayMusings

Are you? Relevance.  Most of us human beings find life as we do either due to lack of this emotion or overwhelming buckets of it. Relevance. Trace human history and you can clearly see interceding examples of great depth or low signifying the presence (or absence) of...

Who is your Puma Chappal?

Idiosyncrasies.I have one too many to list all of them here. But I shall attempt to capture today one such red herring that alienates me from rest of the world. Or rather makes me special *smiles and flashes the dimple*Footwear.I have always as a child had some...

Diary Entry Circa 2012- I

I am very. Very very. Ashamed to tell you. That…… the diary I carry to work has…… run out of pages. I feel as guilty as the first person in examination hall who asks for ‘Extra Sheet.’ Anyways this mishap led to another one. In my...

Are we still our nine-year-old selves? #MondayMusings

I was nine years old when the movie Bombay was released. Our whole extended family had gone to watch it in a theater nearby. In those days kids below the age of five were not required to get themselves tickets and additionally not be allotted seats as well. And like...