I am the murderer of my child !!!


A beautiful poem written by one of my blogger friends. I wish more and more parents would spend time with their kids instead of thumping a fistful of expectations infront of them.

Here you go with the blog:

A girl,belonging to my husband’s extended family committed suicide a few days ago apparently for reasons unknown to her parents until then.I presume,she had lots to say but could not.This is inspired by her.

Source: A Confession…

Short and Sweet Advice for Writers – Embrace Your Dark Side


Writing from your dark side can make a difference in the world

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charging knightI once wrote a post called Get Mad: Marketing from Your Dark Side. I’ve mentioned it before briefly in the context of Terry Pratchett’s passing, but I’d like to come back to it again because I recently read two blog posts that touched on how artists use their personal fears, conflicts, and even tragedies to infuse their art with passion that resonates far beyond their own experience.

In my original post about marketing, I talked about how a strong brand is defined as much by what it stands against as what it stands for:

Without an opposing force, a hero is just a person who is going through the motions.

Without an opposing force, there is no fire in the hero’s soul. There is no sense of greater purpose, no fierce commitment, no do-or-die mission.

Without an opposing force, we never get to see what the hero can…

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Are you the Target or the Arrow?


A very different style of blogging. Must read this one.

An Upturned Soul

“To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first, and call whatever you hit the target”
― Ashleigh Brilliant

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Random things have a way of connecting, creating a pattern, a bit like random stars get clustered into constellations.

I’ve often marveled at the designs attributed to constellations, wondered why whoever connected those sparkly dots not only connected them but also decided they were a dragon or a bear or pair of scales. They just look like random dots to me, yes, sometimes I see threads connecting them if I stare long and hard enough and force myself to see those lines (because they are supposed to be there), but the designs they make don’t look like anything other than a connect the dots puzzle which creates a weird shape.

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Cetus_or_Sea_MonsterCetus or Sea Monster by Samuel Leigh

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Even though I’m dense when it comes to constellations, I’m fairly…

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The Drama Parlor

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Beauty may only be skin-deep but it had better be healthy skin at that! says Mythili Rajkumar who has written the below article on how the glossy parlors fool you in the name of “Herbal” products. 

Walk into my parlour… | Business Line.

A must read for every woman who wishes to get her face bleached while getting her hair done from the hair dresser.

another omelet party


I am the 1 of 32 Americans who are incarcerated every year.

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My most quoted line was said completely off the cuff. Some other editors at Ms. magazine were throwing me an omelet party at some restaurant in the neighborhood for my 40th birthday. And a reporter said to me, kindly, “Oh, you don’t look 40.” And I said, just off the top of my head, “This is what 40 looks like — we’ve been lying for so long, who would know?”
– Gloria Steinem

Only July 18th, 2015, I walked out the California Institute for Women, in Chino Hills, after completing 438 days of incarceration in the care of the State.

It was raining, and my mom and I drove immediately away from the gates and towards tacos.  I changed in the bathroom of the cozy taquería, removing my prison-casual wear with the business attire my family had prepared for me.  It is what I am accustomed to wearing…

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This isn’t the end, my beautiful friend


You need a Psychiatrist sometimes. Here’s Why.

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You don’t need a storm shelter,
only a warm towel to dry your hair with.

I know that you aren’t sure why you feel depressed. You try and hide it because you can’t find its source. You fear judgment from others. The ones you know and those you cherish. They won’t understand what you are going through because you don’t either.

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A common man’s Party !!

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Here I am sharing a very sweet post written by Jayne.

She describes about her ideal way of partying which touched my heart because

  1. The Post is very short + sweet.
  2. The points described in the blog post almost hit the ground reality.
  3. It makes me realise that even today there are people who are happy with all the simple things that life offers us each day.

Not just this Jayne blogs not because she enjoys expressing her thoughts and loves to write on Random topics which struck a chord with my style of blogging.

I hope you all will enjoy her post on “Partying”. It’s My Party!!.

Lots of hugs and Love,

ARK