A Studio Ghibli Otaku’s Frightening Depression Borne Out of Two Days of Engrossing In 5 Studio Ghibli Stories, Back to Back) (Otaku=Obsession (おたく/オタク)

Written by Nilanjana Haldar Yes! We Are Addicts too! (I withdraw and the Knife Buries Deep Into My Heart) (Reader Discretion is Advised) This depression I am about to write about is probably beyond every reader’s grasp (save only the few in my country whose lives have been claimed by Studio Ghibli). This depression is probably best understood by my…

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Book Review– Confessions On An Island by Ayan Pal (5 star rating)

Amazing Book! I am not fond of psychological thrillers. But I still took a leap of faith and read this. All I can say is that this author is one of the best writers I have ever come by. And I don’t praise to this extent unless I mean it. The book has deceived me a 1000 times right to…

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When Every Single Thing You See Inspires You To Create

A treasure next to the culvert!! ;)An accident scattered remnants that car headlights illuminated at night. Sad such treasure isn’t worth a penny. But, hey, it does look like treasure the needy could use!Sightings on a Delhi Road! #LajpatNagar#TheUnnoticedAsSeenByMe ;)#Self-clickedI recall the entire stream of 10-15 rickshawalas at Lajpat Nagar staring at me as I bent over the roadside water…

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Book Review: Treasure’s Tragedy by Karyn Almendarez (5 Star Rating)

Written By author, Nilanjana Haldar You head for your commute and amidst your client’s lecture, you are summoned to the chief’s office and he informs you that your son has met with an accident and there is almost no chance for him to survive. I am not supposed to give away the finer details of the book. What I am…

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Do You Hate Your Body For Any Reason? Yes, That Was Me Once! Now I Love My Body No Matter What Size! ;)

Written by Nilanjana Haldar I have been raised in a society where I was always required to be slim and trim to obtain society's unconditional love, to get the kindness of my friends. The thought, 'You are a desired employee only if you have a body that attracts people' was the dictum of my community. So naturally, I grew up…

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‘Spirited Away’ by Hayao Miyazaki Did Carry My Spirit Away

Written by Nilanjana Haldar I remember being unable to halt my body from trembling until thirty minutes after the movie had stopped. This, I realized, was because my body hadn’t learnt how to handle a movie like this one before.  Spirited Away laced me with a necklace the pendant of which flipped open a store that always lingered within me but…

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You Are Being Primed to Attract A Rapist, And You Don’t Even Know It! Quantum Physics, Epigenetics, and Examples from Real-Life Clearly Explain How! Empower Yourself and Reverse it! (Written By Nilanjana Haldar)

One thing is for certain---Life flows where energy flows. If that energy is one of fear guess what? That’s you are drawing towards yourself! Newspapers loading you with articles of girls being raped everywhere isn't something I am against, or saying, shouldn't be documented! In fact, I agree the intent is to keep society from turning a blind eye to…

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Book Review—“Girls Burn Brighter” by Shobha Rao by Nilanjana Haldar

When I began reading the book and had completed the initial 1/10th, it weren’t just my eyes, but also my arms, skin and breath that had been alerted to be prepared to absorb the series of emotionally-charged scenes that the situations obviously demanded. But I sensed something else----a rapt desire to go with it, willing courage through every page turn,…

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Visit Philadelphia Nice and Easy (Philly Through the Indian’s Eye)

Written By Nilanjana Haldar (Pictures © by Nilanjana Haldar) Spotless roads to stare at, fresh air fresher than the city you come from, whispering you to stay The city that sparks in you the desire to make it your own! Moorstown New Jersey US Alright, let's face it, an Indian girl walking through the streets of a foreign country all…

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Book Review- ‘The One From the Stars’ by Indian Bestselling author, Keshav Aneel

Theme of Today's Book Selection- An Enormous Lesson for Indian Parents to Allow Children to Follow their Path irrespective of what society thinks (said with utmost respect). "You Have To Let Your Child Be who She Wants to Be." By Nilanjana Haldar Book Review— The One From the Stars by Keshav AneelThis book is an enormous lesson for Indian parents…

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