Day 25- Belgium

How to survive being an exchange student in 5 simple steps: Month 1 (Easy version) (i) Immerse yourself in the language. Notice how listening to things you don’t understand all day gives you a slight headache in your left temple and all of a sudden you’re aware of how numb your body feels. Regret your…

Day 23- Belgium

Things that my inner voice has said to me the past few days on train rides in a foreign country I now call home; (i) I wonder why there is no universal language if all the emotions we try to convey are more often than not the same with just different strings of alphabets joined…

All the bright places: A Book Review

In a manner similar to how I start reading most books, (snatching them from my friends when they’re in the midst of reading it) I finally found a book that had me engrossed in it from the first to the last page. “It’s not what you take, it’s what you leave.” The book is written…

Before I die I want to______.

“Let me ask you something. Do you think there’s such a thing as a perfect day?” “What?” “A perfect day. Start to finish. When nothing terrible or sad or ordinary happens. Do you think it’s possible?” “I don’t know.” “Have you ever had one?” “No.” “I’ve never had one either, but I’m looking for it.”…

Act your age

I’ve been told so many times to act my age, that it’s not even funny anymore. “Act your age”, “don’t try to grow up too fast, you’re just a kid”, I wonder if they’ve ever thought how hard it is to be inside a head that grew up long before it’s age got a chance…