Each event that happens to us brings a change, and it leaves a mark behind, as insignificant as it may be. So, let’s not be humble and let’s consider this last entry as important an event as a death. It’s a burial, and every burial deserves a tribute. So let’s pay tribute to Mexico.
Playing chess can be fun but it can also be daunting and leave you second-guessing your every intention. It requires patience and strategy to win the game. What happens in a relationship, when it becomes apparent two people are merely players in a game of chess?
Last month, we’ve all been stuck in total lockdown, and I don’t know about you, but I’ve been coping with it by listening to copious amounts of my favourite music and reading anything I can get my hands on. If you’re like me and a huge Taylor Swift fan, then this is the article for you.
Symmetry’s fictional universe brings in, and in a way ties up, all the theories and legends of life. It brings together religion, mythology and science, even classic literature, to form a fictional explanation of the creation of life and everything that happens afterwards.
In one of my classes, we were taught about Buddhist sand mandalas. Monks would spend weeks creating beautiful murals out of sand, only to wipe them away upon completion. Apparently, this is done to illustrate the notion of impermanence. Nothing is permanent but that does not erase the beauty of what once existed.
Without a doubt, 2020 has been one of the weirdest years that we, as a planet, have ever encountered. A huge number of great books have come out this year, and there have been some which truly transported me away from everything that’s been going on. Here are my top five reads of 2020 (plus an honorary mention) and five books to look forward to in 2021!