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Happily Ever After…?

None of us are unfamiliar to the promise of “happily ever after” trope of fairy tales, so much so that each tale is incomplete without its own happy ending. But it is such a doubtful phrase, and makes one ponder whether happy endings are in reality a myth or not: what exactly is this “happily ever after”? Under a veil of goodness, artful presentation and appealing dialogue, they are just dark, gruesome tales, full of evil stepmothers, hungry wolves and demure damsels in distress (along with suitable princes to kiss…

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Window Seat: A Reality Check

When one isn’t accustomed to flying very much, one is under an impression that the window seat is a corner of awe, one that holds a position of extreme importance and luxury. When booking seats, everyone would apparently be hoggling to grab the last remaining window seats lest they run out like movie tickets that would in turn mean a flying episode of utter depravity. One reason for this might be perhaps when you’re a child, your parents always granted you the window seat; and travelling with parents always ensured…

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