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Sands Of Time | #WordlessWednesday - 2

Arabian Desert, Dubai - March 2019 You can't leave footprints in the sands of time while sitting down. ~ Nelson Rockefeller.

Why Broken Friendships Hurt More Than A Heartbreak

Image Source This is something that has been on my mind for a really long time. There is no denying that every kind of relationship is fragile and care needs to be taken by all the parties involved to nourish and nurture it. Every relationship takes time and effort and if it is worth it, people will do everything in their capacity to keep it going. When you fall in love, sometimes friendships take a backseat. The new rush of love, the need and want to spend every second with them, the goosebumps, the conversations - it is very easy for all these to topple friendship. But, when the love goes kaput, the very people you turn to for the purpose of healing are your friends. They take you in wholeheartedly and help you get over one of most toughest phases of life. That is the power of friendship! But, who do you turn to when a friendship ends?

Book Review: The Color Purple - Alice Walker

Image Source Title: The Color Purple Author: Alice Walker Publisher: Phoenix (1 December 2010) Genre: Classic Fiction Price: Rs. 378 on Amazon Pages: 272 I have no idea how I came across this book. When I was looking at books to read during breaks at work, I found a PDF copy of this one in my ebooks list. When I started reading it, I did not know that it would one of the best reads of the year for me. This book tugs into your heart and soul, breaks you into a million pieces and then puts you back together again. Albeit differently.

Solitude | #WordlessWednesday - 1

View From My Balcony - June 2019 “Tea is just an excuse. I am drinking this sunset, this evening. and you.”  ~ Sanober Khan, A Thousand Flamingos

The Dependency Doldrum

Image Source There are three things that I loathe the most in this world: Infidelity, Insecurity and Dependency. These are something that I just cannot stand or understand. The first two are self-explanatory, but people find it weird that I have a problem with dependency. From as long as I can remember, I have always been an independent person. I hate having to depend on someone for something or have someone depend on me for something. It creates a vicious cycle that I do not want to be a part of. While some think that depending on someone else makes the other person feel important, I honestly find it really annoying. Every one should be independent in whatever they do and help others become independent too.

Life Is Beautiful

Image Source It is not always easy But it is not always tough You are trying your best Trust me, that is enough Let people talk That's what they are good at You do what you have to do Give yourself that much needed pat

Book Review: The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - John Boyne

Image Source Title: The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas Author: John Boyne Publisher: Vintage Children's Classics (2 August 2012) Genre: Children's Historical Fiction Price: Rs. 177 on Amazon Pages: 256