Erasing the “why us” syndrome Image credit — Google imagesMax Hospital — Scene I “Are you from Deepshika’s* batch?”, asked a middle-aged lady as she saw me walking into the chemo ward. “Ahh, you’re Deepshika Di’s mother? I’m her junior from school.” “Deepika’s* batch?” “No, the
Derive strength from your vulnerability. Be vulnerable around friends. Sarah, my vulnerability and Plan B mate.“Teetooo! Teetooo!”, calls out a heavy man as he walks towards our home’s entrance. Dad’s nick name is Titu (pronounced Teetoo), and the man calling him
A journalist by training, Mariyam Haider is a writer and performance poet in Singapore.
She is the researcher of the book The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age written by James Crabtree.
Her writing has appeared in Hindustan Times, Livemint, Feminism In India, New Asian Writing and Kitaab.