Do you like public displays of affection?

Not really. I don’t indulge in any of it. And if I accidentally spot a couple indulging in it, I tend to politely look away and pretend that I hadn’t seen it… much like I’d look away if I spot a couple of dogs mating in the middle of the street. Will I try to…

What are examples of human behavior?

You know these people who fake accents and deliberately choose to speak only in a foreign language (anything other than their native language) just because they have lived in a foreign country for an extended period? Try giving them a scare… or a life-threatening shock… like pretending to push them off the edge of a…

What is the thing you thought in a different perspective in life?

Self-Help Books You get to see entire shelves of these in every library and bookstore around the world. But I have always wondered how these can actually work as they claim to. I mean… these books were written by people based on their experiences in their life. How can they actually work for everyone? For…

What do you think is the most under appreciated thing on Earth?

A normal day. These days, everyday is filled with so much action and all sorts of ups and downs that nobody seems to enjoy the bliss that a normal day without anything unexpected can give. Having an eventful life is exciting. But having a day or two where nothing untoward happens, where you don’t get…

What is an unpopular opinion you hold?

A person’s sexual orientation is nobody’s business except theirs. I don’t understand why such an intimate detail about a person’s life is suddenly okay to be a part of news debates and coffee table talks. I didn’t grow up with this and I still find it extremely difficult to stomach. The other day, somebody had…

As a bookworm, what would make you hate a novel instantly?

Unaesthetic inclusions of sleaze. I’m okay with a little bit of mush as long as it is essential to the overall story line. Too much of anything is bad, though. When I start to read a novel, I expect it to have an interesting story line… not the script for a porn movie. Poor grammar….

What are life’s greatest privileges?

The ability to forget. We often hear parents scolding their children or bosses reprimanding their employees because they ‘forgot’ something. People do all sorts of things like tying cords on fingers to remember stuff, putting reminders on their mobile phones, putting post-it notes all over the place… but think if we didn’t have the ability…