"Envy the work of a writer but not the life, because a paper and a pen is all a writer  has to seek solace from."
- Diamond Sodhi
 

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My name is Diamond Sodhi!

I'm the author of Diamond Sodhi Blogs.

You're at my happy place! This is where I blog, dump my thoughts and share my reflections on life. Skim around and see the world from my eyes.

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“A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead."
-Graham Greene
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“No Congratulations For Us”

A heartfelt, unflinching piece written by my grandmother Rani Jasjeet Kaur upon the birth of her twin granddaughters. The courage in her thoughts flagrantly fill up the murmurs on the paper through her meticulously written, flawless and unedited reflections on the hypocrisy and the disdain over the birth of girls in an aristocratic family of Punjab where women acquired social and educational equality, with nevertheless, chauvinistic Zamindars.,

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No Year Resolutions

And it’s just about the time of the year when I get a lot of these annoying questions thrown at me, “What’s your new year resolution?” Uh…New, What? Year after year there is this clichéd sameness about this thing so…

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The Dark Side Of Online Media

There’s an overwhelming stench with this entire online and social media thing. The “lucky-us-internet-age-people” are over-exposed to the information explosion, which within the context of “commenting” is so unnecessary and devastating. And here’s why I think ‘Why”.

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Are You A Writer?

I was on a mundane flight from Hyderabad to Delhi. It wasn’t one of those trips to Hyderabad but to Kochi. I had made two sane bookings for the two of us on the same flight and in the same…

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Justice Delivered, Full Stop

The dramatic encounter killing all four alleged rapists, this morning, brought cheer and a craving for the poetic justice to many at large. Yet I scroll through these boisterous discussions and heavily opinionated tweets streaming along on the social media debating the extrajudicial killings. The netizens seem to have their intellectual take on just about everything.

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