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Of Dancing By Yourself

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Elvis. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

I’ve been watching this YouTube channel called Grackle, which is a channel by a 21-year-old bakery student called Grace Booth. She mainly makes food-related videos and has an enthusiastic and hilarious personality which is completely authentic. She also seems to have incredible metabolism, given by the amount and type of food she eats and managing to still look like a runway model, which she actually used to be. To be fair, she is young and 5’10”, so she has the energy and tendency to stay slim. But, I think the secret to her success in this respect also boils down to a particular activity she indulges in from time to time – what she likes to call, “A Boogie Sesh.”

That is, a boogie session. Or what can be more plainly put, dancing by yourself, maybe in your bedroom, to songs you enjoy. Continue reading “Of Dancing By Yourself”

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Of Allergies

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I have a f***ed up immune system. Yeah, the snot’s so high up my face, I can’t be bothered with writing a classier opening sentence. I’ve come again for my, what has been for a while, monthly self-pity party. A smashing rant for a starter, whining for the main course, and I can’t be bothered with dessert because, you know what, happy things are lies. Cupcakes are con-artists. Continue reading “Of Allergies”

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Of Appetite

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Cake is the language of love. – Dylan Moran

Appetite, noun

1. a desire for food or drink.

2. a desire to satisfy any bodily need or craving.

3. a desire or liking for something; fondness; taste. [Courtesy: Dictionary.com]

Wouldn’t it be a relief, a release, however incredible the situation? You keep desiring to be rid of so many desires, because modern wisdom has convinced you that all want is evil, unless it is painfully got, and can only be justified by further suffering. That you must suffer for your health, for your happiness, because all other easy pleasures lead to more or a different kind of suffering. Ultimately, modern life is a choice between the good kind of suffering, and the bad kind of suffering. And no one knows for sure which is which. Continue reading “Of Appetite”

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Of Being Patient

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Thank you, Ryan Gosling

A few weeks ago, I woke up from a dream with the words ‘The End is Nigh.’ I take little to no interest in anything apocalypse. Existential dreams are passé. I have no time to think of the end of time. Little me left, to think of the end of me. Without being depressingly prophetic or wishful about it.

I got surgery earlier this week. Nothing too life-threatening, even minor and routine and other such words that suggest diminution of what still consisted of going under a knife Continue reading “Of Being Patient”

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Update

Dear Of Opinions Readers,

I hope you’ve had a great September. I hope you have exciting things to look forward to in October. It’s festive season here in India, and there are exciting things to look forward to, whether you feel excited enough for them or not. I, in addition to the festivities, am also looking forward to surgery. Let me rewind a little. Continue reading “Update”