Hills are often known for their quiet and peace, where the day dawns early, and the town sleeps by eight o’clock. The number of people hanging out in the streets by the nights is trifling. However, all of that changes in the month of October. The days seem to go on for longer, and the … Continue reading Tihaar Aayo Aagana:- Welcoming Diwali
Have you ever found yourself wondering what to do on a lazy day in Namchi? Namchi is a charming small town filled with spirited people. If ever you find yourself in Namchi you will have many places to visit, most of which are, for pilgrims and religious sites like Chardham, Sai Mandir, or Samdruptse. But … Continue reading Of Books and Cafes:- Must Visits Namchi (Local Edition)
The primal humans came across an uncanny stone of some sort and pondered at its characteristics for quite some time. They would scratch on the walls of the caves to recall their daily encounter with nature. They would learn that they could build tools to aid them in hunting. They would understand how a simple … Continue reading The Future Superhuman: Hacking the Human Body
You’re supposed to leave for work in five minutes but you can’t because you’re unable to find the goddamned stapler. How do you staple the papers you just finished working on? What’s up with all the rush? It’s because the work was assigned three weeks ago by the boss and you pulled an all-nighter as … Continue reading OVERCOMING PROCRASTINATION FOR A MENTALLY SOUND STATE
I do not withhold such knowledge about the mind, but barely my own psyche. We live in the 21st century with growing media, social network and predisposed standards of lifestyle; our generation is faced with abundant of insecurities which prey on our self-worth. The word ‘insecure’ isn't alarming until it becomes‘depression’ and yet again … Continue reading Sikkim Is Depressed: It’s Time We Figured It Out
The word patriarchy is derived from Greek Patriakhēs which means ‘the ruling father’ - used in order to explain a society made of families where the father is the head and the decision maker of the family and where children and the women have little or no say in these decisions. In this structure, power … Continue reading A Masculine Mask : How Patriarchy Hurts Men
As I sat there staring at the mountains glistening like gold under the morning light I recalled my last moments with my father, a drunken man making faces behind the back of his complaining wife and his seven-year-old daughter laughing at the scene from a crack in the door. I observed the valley below and … Continue reading Mysteries of The Sinister Tradition: ‘Kapat’
Western music has emphatically influenced folks of North-east through the years. However, each passing decade brings about a new wave of musicians and genres. This article, if goes in accordance with my intentions, will take you in a headbanging journey to the times when our grandfathers were jamming to the “Abba”, and humming to Bob … Continue reading HOMEMADE ROCKSTARS OF DENZONG: HOW HAS WESTERN MUSIC SHAPED SIKKIM INTO A MINI-AMERICA?
The first day of my last vacation back at home had me walking the hallowed streets of MG Marg. There as I stood, taking in all the familiar sights, I sensed a certain change in aura. Gone were most lazily strewn bodies dragging their feet over the grey tiled stretch. What I noticed were numerous … Continue reading Do You Want to be Your Own Boss?
Diwash had done it, and the atmosphere was intense. For he had done the one thing that none in our class had ever done. He had packed ‘Kinema’ for lunch, and the word had almost immediately gone around. When the lunch bell rang, I and a few of our lunch buddies stood affixed at … Continue reading North East India’s Obsession for Smelly Food