Author Archives: wanderlust

About wanderlust

just your average books-and-music person who wants to change the world.

Harry Potter Epilogue Day

September 1 2017 was the day the epilogue in the last Harry Potter book took place, where everyone is grown and has children. I used to be a huge, huge Harry Potter fan. More so since, initially, when Harry, Ron … Continue reading

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Kaatru Veliyidai…. again.

I had a pretty emotional reaction to Kaatru Veliyidai fresh off of watching it. Now though, Aditi Rao Hydari’s beautiful face has grown on me, and the soundtrack is rather a earworm. I can’t stop thinking about some little moments in the … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride

“I’m sorry ma’am, we’re overbooked, you’re just too late”. “But I have a ticket!”, I said. “Why do you issue tickets if you’re just going to kick me off the plane? I have an AirBNB and everything”. “Sorry ma’am, there’s … Continue reading

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“Engineer-ku abuse thaangaada?” Kaatru Veliyidai and abusive relationships

I watched Kaatru Veliyidai with my husband last night. He, being from the opposite end of the world from Mani Ratnam, wasn’t very familiar with Mani-saar movies, and wondered why this was something I would watch with such excitement, much less … Continue reading

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An update on Boyhood OR When Ethan Hawke locked eyes with me from across a room

I had blogged about Boyhood when I watched it a couple of years ago. In it, I had said Boyhood makes me think of a larger point. The way we remember things doesn’t have to be coherent, neat sequences of events. But, … Continue reading

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Return of the Writing Bug

I stopped writing here nearly two years ago. That was around the same time as I’d moved to the Bay Area. My life began revolving around work. And the rest of what constituted my life had little to do with … Continue reading

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I love writing.

I recently had the opportunity to spend whole blocks of time just writing. It was glorious. I’m quite annoyed I hadn’t tried that before at all. It was too good to last though. I haven’t had the opportunity to do … Continue reading

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