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Home away from home

(This post is dedicated to all my girl friends I have lived with (not a live in), and does not only pertain to the names mentioned here. A true tribute to the spirit of hostel life, the language of freedom!)


I emabarked on this journey away from home 8 years ago,the days when emotions overuled my judgement..There was another person inside me, waiting to be free, waiting to live like 'me'!

April 2002 - May 2002 (Sacred Hearts Hostel, Pala)

Amidst the dense rubber forests, stand tall and ancient, my first hostel, my second home.The clutter of steel plates in the mess, the pungent aroma of beef curry, the chorus morning mass and not to miss the routine power cuts.The super crash course for the so called engineering entrance had 60 of us crammed up in a class, inter gender communication was a strict taboo..attire like jeans, skirts and T-shirts as well!

September 2002 - May 2006 (Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Pattoor)

Now let me make this clear.Yes, there exists a college ca…