The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories: Book Review by Asha Seth

Review Available on: Instagram | Goodreads | Amazon Author: Angela Carter| Genre: Short Stories | Pages: 214 The Blurb: In The Bloody Chamber - which includes the story that is the basis of Neil Jordan's 1984 movie The Company of Wolves - Carter spins subversively dark and sensual versions of familiar fairy tales and legends like "Little Red... Continue Reading →

the tide has turned I am lost in its depths there's nothing saving me from the gnawing weeds filling my lungs but his words become my anchor against raging storms they hold me down from going astray all I need to do is hold on but I am slipping from their grip and he doesn't... Continue Reading →

किस गली जाकर छुपूँ की तेरी यादें पीछा करना छोड़ दें हर नुक्कड़ पर इनका बसेरा है हर चौराह इनका मेला भरा रात ठहरूं चाहे जहाँ सुबह इन्ही की बाहों में होती है सोचता हूँ, मैं हूँ यहीं या बस इनकी सिलवटों में गुम कहीं तेरे जाने से जो गम न हुआ वह इनकी साथ... Continue Reading →

Nights and mornings, all feel the same. I can't tell one from the other. And yet, when I look at the walls around me, everything's changed. When and how, is what I'm left with. Feels like an age has passed in the blink of an eye. Some I wish to see, are far far away.... Continue Reading →

Peacock found in Mudumalai: A Memory

Found this peacock staring at us who was caught unawares, in the wilds of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu, India. This was shot in the Monsoons of 2019. I love these beautiful birds and this is a most-cherished capture.For those who might not know, peacock is the national bird of India. Type: Bird PhotographyLocation: Mudumalai... Continue Reading →

It's Father's Day, and I miss papa terribly today. I am happy for those who still have their fathers around. Trust me, you're luckier than many. Those of you who have been following my blog probably know that I lost my father 2 years ago. There isn't a day I don't miss him, but days... Continue Reading →

* * * * * there was no dousing that fire, the night was a long one * * * * * #badbookthiefpoetry Follow me on Instagram and Pinterest for my poetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never miss a post! Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr | Pinterest

There is this song that makes me miss you so much. The song I speak of is Alone by Alan Walker. I do not know who's the singer. But something is different about the music. It takes me to a place I so want to be. And I know that place is nowhere. Because no... Continue Reading →

Rejections are tough. But they are more difficult when you're a writer. Because with every rejection, sometimes, comes a dose of dejection that gradually eats you. And it's hard to think of the way forward.It is astonishing when you think about the number of writers who give up with every rejection. But it is important... Continue Reading →

Eyes on Humayun’s Tomb: A Memory

Type: Monument PhotographyLocation: Humayun's Tomb, Delhi, IndiaDate: December 2019Camera: Oppo Reno 10X Zoom Hope you enjoy my India Travel Photography.Do share your thoughts in comments below.~~~~~For more travel photography,~~~~~ All photos are copyright Asha Seth. Unauthorised use and/or reproduction without permissionis unethical and prohibited. ~~~~~ © Asha SethNever miss a post!Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr

Misery: Book Review by Asha Seth

Review Available on: Instagram | Goodreads | Amazon Author: Stephen King| Genre: Psychological Horror| Pages: 369 The Blurb: Misery Chastain was dead. Paul Sheldon had just killed her - with relief, with joy. Misery had made him rich; she was the heroine of a string of bestsellers. And now he wanted to get on to... Continue Reading →

* * * * * She could've gone anywhere but she landed at the doorstep of regret * * * * * #badbookthiefpoetry Follow me on Instagram and Pinterest for my poetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never miss a post! Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr | Pinterest

Writers remember everything...especially the hurts. Strip a writer to the buff, point to the scars, and he'll tell you the story of each small one. From the big ones you get novels. A little talent is a nice thing to have if you want to be a writer, but the only real requirement is the... Continue Reading →

Sunset in Meerut: A Memory

Type: Landscape PhotographyLocation: Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, IndiaDate: December 2019Camera: Canon EOS 200D Hope you enjoy my India Travel Photography.Do share your thoughts in comments below.~~~~~For more travel photography,~~~~~ All photos are copyright Asha Seth. Unauthorised use and/or reproduction without permissionis unethical and prohibited. ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never miss a post!Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr 

Pain or pleasure, makes us better. Each of our experiences makes us a better artist. And that is more than a sufficient reason to believe that whatever happens, happens for good, to teach us something, to leave lessons with us, that is our own, and only ours. These experiences should be harnessed to power up... Continue Reading →

Travel does take your mind off the most stressful of things. I have always felt that in times of utter madness,;in personal or professional life, I have always craved to land in an unknown place and lose myself in its charms. And that's exactly what I needed after a long spell of mundane mediocrities that... Continue Reading →

May Reading Wrap Up

I don't have great reading or writing goals this year, except survive. I'm starting to feel that's really all we need; given the current scheme of things. Lack of positivity is a serious issue I'm grappling with and little has any regular passion helped; except reading. All through the pandemic, reading has helped keep my... Continue Reading →

Aerial view of Pykara Lake: A Memory

  Type: Landscape PhotographyLocation: Pykara, Ooty, IndiaDate: June 2019Camera: Canon EOS 200D This is an unedited, unfiltered, shot. Hope you enjoy my India Travel Photography.Do share your thoughts in comments below.~~~~~For more travel photography,~~~~~ All photos are copyright Asha Seth. Unauthorised use and/or reproduction without permissionis unethical and prohibited. ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never miss a... Continue Reading →

9 Engaging Poetry Books to Beat Depression

What's better than a good book to make living worthwhile? The pandemic has been a tough period, and the lockdown unbearable. Many of us are experiencing a term that has become a global lingo - lockdown depression. While there isn't only one way to handle this period of heightened anxiety, I realised reading poetry has... Continue Reading →

The prince always came with the stars perhaps, he had signed a pact with the dark Follow @badbookthief on Instagram for more micropoetry. Happy writing till we meet next. Until then, carpe diem! 🙂 ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never miss a post! Subscribe Now: Youtube| Twitter| Instagram| Facebook| Tumblr

The Beautiful Ooty Lake: A Memory

Type: Landscape PhotographyLocation: Ooty, IndiaDate: June 2019Camera: Canon EOS 200DI love to travel, and whatever little free time I find from my advertising life, I devote it to travelling around the country. Travel gives me ample opportunity to explore my other hobby and that is photography. The photo above is that of the Ooty Lake... Continue Reading →

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