Project Visualize- Who, What, Where, Why, How

If you’re following me on Instagram (@sunayansen) you would have seen pictures from a project I’ve been working on called Project Visualize. I haven’t posted much about the project so I thought I’d tell you more about it here. There are two things that I absolutely love- Kathak and Mughal History. I have so many…

Will the real educators please stand up

Disclaimer: Post not based on research or data. It’s solely based on author’s observation. Sometime ago my Aunt, who is a principal of a school, told me that they were looking for some teachers and asked if I had any (teacher) friends who’d be interested. I racked my brain for five minutes trying to recollect…

Outrage on Social Media – What’s the Purpose?

Every time there’s a bomb blast somewhere or cops shooting black people or gun-related massacre or a natural disaster, there’s an outpouring of outrage, empathy, sympathy, accusations, prayers, and what not on social media. Some Facebook profile pictures will change for this purpose and some Twitter arguments will break out. People sitting half way across…

What do you use social media for?

We’re already in July! How quickly time flies! In less than 10 days my younger brother will leave the nest to pursue his Masters degree. I never thought he’d leave before me But well, our journeys are towards different destinations therefore our vehicles must also be different. If you visit our house now you’ll wonder…

Bengali movies from the eyes of a Probashi

The annual Hyderabad Bengali Film Festival is just around the corner and there’s a brilliant line-up of movies. I can’t wait to watch them! And as a run-up to the event, people have been writing about bengali cinema and their association with it. From critical analysis of the industry to a sneak peek into the…

How I’m Cutting Out The Negativity In Me

As I was thinking about colleges and applying to them, I had to think long and hard about who I am, what I wanted in life and how I was planning to get there. These SOPs I tell you! But it gave me the opportunity to evaluate my current self and if it was in…

Giveaway: 1st Edition!

Giveaways are always exciting for a blogger and a blog follower. But having blogged for 8+ years now, it’s surprising that I’ve never done a giveaway. Oh well, there’s always a first time 🙂 For my first giveaway* I have two movie ticket vouchers from BookMyShow which can be redeemed within six months, and a…

9 Types of Instagram Users You Have On Your List

Ah Instagram … the social network that’s not yet understood by parents and grandparents. The platform that has given rise to many photographers. The platform that has turned some users into celebrities and brand ambassadors. Ah Instagram…what a revolutionary social platform! I absolutely love Instagram and that makes it my most used app.  I use Instagram for…

Hairy face and other beauty no-nos

Let’s talk about this year’s popular topic – Beauty Standards. Beauty standards, as propagated by fashion houses / magazines, are one extreme of the spectrum and I won’t be talking about that. I’ve never been one to follow trends so fashion houses / magazines don’t bother me at all. What I will be talking about…