Essays and articles

An array of my views, random thoughts, experiences and short stories.

Mutating Viruses…

BioChemist

Writing a Fictional story ending with the line – Both of them left and he started wondering whether he had done the right thing. A cloudy winter night in San Francisco – San Jose on September 15th 1971, turned into something Dr Philip and Dr Rob never expected. The two bio-chemical scientists were good friends …

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Nature’s Getaway

Nature

Visiting Art Village – a unique farmhouse in Karjat is one of my most cherished lockdown memories. This farmhouse is a great get away from your daily monotonous lifestyles and adds colour through this creative and inspirational stay. Places are much more than the first impressions and my initial thoughts about this farmhouse greatly differed from what it actually was.  During my Diwali vacations, we visited Art Village …

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The Bigger Threat

Threat

The outbreak of the deadly corona virus, shook everyone to their core. Online school, lockdown and empty streets are now the new normal. Battling against this detrimental virus, I thought that things couldn’t possibly get any worse, but everyday humanity keeps proving me wrong.  Scrolling through the world’s recent happenings, I come across various eye gorging articles every day.  No, not the usual jumps in the COVID 19 cases, something …

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Freedom – My View

Freedom

What does freedom mean to me?  Freedom  The leeway, the latitude, the abandon, the immunityNo chains and to fly high above with no strainsNo chains and to fly high above with no strains No limits, prejudices or discrimination, Your own freewill without any perception Freedom from racism – that incomprehensible notion! Black or white, brown or yellow some deter, some detain, some confront …

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The Nautical World

UnderWater

Around two years ago, my family and I went to Australia during my summer vacations. We visited many cities like Melbourne, GoldCoast, Sydney, Perth, and Brisbane all in a total of 20 days. But my favourite of them all was Perth. Australia being surrounded by the mighty ocean on all sides has numerous beaches and …

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The Safari

African lion couple and safari jeep in the background

It was a sunny morning in the Masai Mara reserve, Kenya. As Fiona got into the jeep for the day’s safari, she hoped her wish of spotting a lion and completing the Big Five of the African wonderland after four futile days of game viewing.   She put on her sunglasses and sat down in her seat next to her family. The trip was quiet except for the …

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