Junk Writing

Junk writing is a great way to dump any negative/bad thoughts as well as positive/great thoughts on paper. In other words, you think on paper. I heard about this exercise probably many times before in one form or another. However, I truly experienced it when I went to a meetup group called TO Writer’s Workshop organized

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The Great Awakening

“How can you be so cheerful when there is such turmoil in this world? What kind of anti-depressants are you on? Don’t you care?” Most people across the globe are just surviving. Their everyday lives are consumed byscraping together basic needs like food and shelter. Some have excess wealth, but they’re probably focused on continuing to

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When I first came to Toronto

It was June 4th, 2009. I moved here with my entire family even though my parents moved back after a while. I was very excited as the plane landed at the Toronto Pearson International Airport. All my dreams have finally come true. The air hostesses were smiling as I got off my chair. The only

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Open Mic Scene in Toronto

It is exactly what it sounds like….open mic! It is a live show where anybody can perform using microphone. Although it is mostly associated with singing, you can perform different gigs like stand-up comedy, poems as well as short acts. You can just play musical instruments like guitar, keyboards and drums (in most cases) as

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