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Burn the Old

And in keeping with the theme of the year Diwali had me with the flu! The Diwali party I went to had me in tears when a guest innocently asked me about my health. I blamed it on over tiredness and far too much medication with almost no food but it spoke to me ofContinue reading “Burn the Old”

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Warning: Angry Post!

Beware this is an angry post… cos I am …well… angry! She didn’t even know me. She walked up to me as I was crossing the street, and in pain because of my back and chose to talk to me. “Are you Divya Palat,” she curiously questioned. To my affirmative, she immediately said “Oh youContinue reading “Warning: Angry Post!”

Kill Cruella!

I have always been rather self destructive. My parents remember this well, when I got myself in trouble when they were in the midst of shouting at my sister for something she had done and I would suddenly point out something I had done which was worse. But cute as that seemed as I grewContinue reading “Kill Cruella!”

To My Bullies…

And the city was rocked when a promising young Doctor took her life because of harassment and bullying by her fellow seniors. It put into perspective the fact that bullying was something that was accepted. People had seen her being bullied but nothing had been done. If it doesn’t happen to you- we adopt theContinue reading “To My Bullies…”

Breaking News

They converted our feelings into ‘Breaking news.’ With Wing Commander Abhinandan’s bloodied nose, blindfolded interview and subsequent calmer interview- news channels and twitter was on overdrive this last week. And that’s the thing- it happened during 26/11 as well. News channels did whatever it took to get TRPs even if it involved giving out sensitiveContinue reading “Breaking News”

Starting Anew

So the resolutions started and I made a few that I think I can keep. This year, I’m making ME my priority. After a failed set of blood tests— yes the nerd in me still can’t get over the fact that these are tests I cannot study for, hence fix; I decided-: My life=My health=Continue reading “Starting Anew”

Monetizing the #MeToo movement

There must be a special place in hell for those who not only stamp all over the #MeToo movement , but think it’s okay to monetise it! It wasn’t just a movement … #MeToo was a cry for help, for acknowledgement, for people to take responsibility for their boorish, lecherous and downright despicable behaviour! ButContinue reading “Monetizing the #MeToo movement”

The Age of War

Courtesy-: Times of India Celebrity Blog by Divya Palat “Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.”- Isaac Asimov. If that is true the world must be getting more and more incompetent each day. The horrors of this week were so frightful they were like a terrifying movie but unfortunately all to real. The shockingContinue reading “The Age of War”

I’m Divya and I’m NOT an Alcoholic

Courtesy Times of India- Divya Palat’s Celebrity Blog Mumbai was always the city that never slept! We were the entertainment capital of India where art and artists were appreciated, lauded and encouraged. We had the Indian film industry and some of the world’s finest musical and theatrical talents. If you wanted to achieve anything artisticContinue reading “I’m Divya and I’m NOT an Alcoholic”

A comment

Courtesy- Times of India Celebrity Blogs (Divya Palat’s Blog) They tell us in school ‘History repeats itself,’ and we keep wondering if that actually were the case, why would people be so stupid and keep doing horrible things especially if the effects were documented in the past. Man must not be too smart though becauseContinue reading “A comment”

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