15 Sherlock Holmes Quotes That Lend Us A Glimpse Inside A Genius Mind

It’s a little strange but also kind of cool (I think) that while young teens were growing up on Mills and Boons or Enid Blyton, I was busy devouring my mother’s Sherlock Holmes volumes. Was I a little twisted? Um, maybe. But more than anything else, it was my fascination for this offbeat, insane and wonderfully brilliant protagonist that kept me going on and on till I’d gone through all his cases. And then I insisted on reading them again because awh gawd, the answer had been staring right at me the whole time! And there’s nothing more frustrating than…Continue Reading

15 Memes That’ll Make Every Introvert LOL (Very Quietly)

Hello, my name is Farishte, and I’m an introvert. *stares at people hoping to avoid unnecessary interaction* Being an introvert is fun. It mostly just involves spending time with yourself (and loving it) and spending time with a few close friends (and loving that). And also, avoiding avoidable social interaction, because that’s EXHAUSTING. Now, the internet understands this, and gave us a whole bunch of hilariously relatable memes. So, my fellow introverts, let’s unite. Silently. *relates in silence* I might have done this. Once. Twice. A million times. #lol #funnypics #funnypictures #funnymemes #funnypics #introvertproblems #introvert #neighbors #memes #introvertmemes #lmao A…Continue Reading

10 Awesome Indian Short Films If You Don’t Have Time For 3-Hour Movies

Times a-runnin’, no one really has the patience to sit down for a 3-hour movie every second day. And if you’re a movie addict like me, living without the shots (pun intended!) gets difficult. Well, duh, the obvious solution comes through now, and BAM! There go your excuses! These short films are everything you need: time-friendly and pure art. What’s better? They’re Indian. Yep, I speak no more after this. Check out my favourite ten! 1. Ahalya (2015) Based on the story of the eponymous mythological character Ahalya, the story is a modern version of the same, with an interesting…Continue Reading

18 Literary Detectives Who Will Get Your Grey Cells Working

The world of literature is vast and interesting one. It is a huge pool of genres, a paradise for the ones who love to read. From the romantic escapades that follow a chance meeting, to a tale of self-discovery that someone has to say, every book has something to offer, and something to alter inside you. Thrillers and suspense form one such genre which can keep you on the edge of your seat a whole night, and you won’t even complain. These are the books which turn you into an amateur sleuth yourself, don’t you think? Sigh! We forever cherish…Continue Reading

10 Haunting Short Stories That Will Leave Your Mind In Pieces

“A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage.”-Lorrie Moore There’s a certain charm to short stories. A good short story can leave you spell bound, and can get you as involved as an epic series of books would. Fewer words, an equally powerful impact. And over time, I’ve learned to love a good short story as much as a I can love a ginormous book that keeps me engrossed through hundreds of pages. And so many of them have stuck with me. These 10 short stories are ones that have affected me the most: ‘The Yellow…Continue Reading

9 Shows To Watch If You’ve Caught The Mystery Bug

If you always like being at the edge of your seat, not knowing what the next scene is going to reveal, yet really wanting to know how it will all end – then these shows are for you! Sherlock It’s so much more than just the detective and the doctor solving mysteries – absolutely brilliant and mind boggling. If you haven’t seen Sherlock, you need to start right now! Broadchurch The murder of a young boy brings an otherwise quiet and peaceful town out into the limelight. It’s a mystery that threatens to tear an entire town apart. Stranger Things…Continue Reading

10 Books To Curl Up With When You’re Craving A Cozy Mystery – II

Still craving a dark, cozy mystery? Here are 10 more books perfect for when you want to cuddle with yourself on a rainy day: Murder On The Orient Express – Agatha Christie A passenger on the Orient Express lies dead in his compartment with his door locked from the inside. Will Belgian detective Hercule Poirot be able to solve this case? Buy It Here The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown An amalgamation of a murder mystery, the search for the holy grail and an alternate religious history of Jesus Christ – In The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown blurs…Continue Reading

10 Books To Curl Up With When You’re Craving A Cozy Mystery – I

You have a day off, you’re curled up in bed with a nice cup of hot chocolate – and all you want is a book to go with your current mood? Look no further. Here are 10 books for when you’re craving a cozy mystery: And Then There Were None – Agatha Christie 10 strangers are invited to an island mansion by an unknown host. A voice recording plays over dinner, accusing all of them of having a guilty secret. Soon, when one by one, they start dying, the ones who are still alive realise that the killer doesn’t plan…Continue Reading