10 Books to Read before you Die

Helen Keller’s Teacherby Margaret Davidson– I read this book as a child and though I had read Helen Keller’s autobiography, the heartbreaking insight this book gave me, was priceless. This book tells you the story of a woman who made a deaf, mute, and blind girl the center of her universe. Anne Sullivan is the…

50 Things I Learnt from Star Trek

Leave your bigotry in your quarters when you report to the bridge. Every Kirk needs a Spock in order to make sane decisions in insane times. Dr. McCoy is a doctor, not a physicist. He can mend broken bones. But he cannot fix your elbow to bend both ways. Life will sometimes go at Warp…

50 Things I miss about my Mother

The sound of her fast, purposeful gait that often sent me flying across the room to switch off the TV before she could knock at my bedroom door. The taste of her aloo paranthas, often drenched with homemade white butter. Her warm and cuddly bear hugs. Her crush on John Abraham. Her absolutely hilarious parody…

50 Things Harry Potter Taught Me

We are defined more by our choices and than by our circumstances. There may be a fine line between goodness and greatness, but it is there. Anyone can be brave if they are fighting for something they believe in… or for someone they love more than life itself. You don’t mess with Minerva McGonagall. You…

50 Things I wish I could tell My 17-year-old Self

You are not perfect and that is completely fine It is alright to not be good at everything you do Pay more attention to physics, because you will fall in love with it It is not super important to date someone Learn the art of bra shopping It won’t hurt you to learn how to…