Chronicles are explorations of foreign lands and invisible worlds. Wander with our contributors through uncharted territories across the globe and within their minds.
While charting my own destiny and inadvertently creating an alternative narrative for myself like my mother had long ago, I found that being a rebel isn’t just about breaking rules and taking risks. It’s about imagining the unseen and creating the unknown because there is a need for it to exist.
It’s a relaxing meditative state. Often I have no idea where I will go. Each time I follow an unmarked, intuitive trail to a place where an image and a mood are patiently waiting. It is an enlivening process that taps into natural energy fields and at best, I am just a vehicle to express what the environment wants to say.
Sometimes I ask myself if I’m always working, or never. Is meeting strangers considered work? If so, I’ve largely eclipsed the 35 hour work week.
DHRUVA BALRAM is a freelance journalist, essayist and fiction writer who has an ardent passion for music and travel. A lot of thoughts run through his head as he is constantly flabbergasted at the world around him – occasionally, he writes these down. Dhruva’s story about disconnecting from technology inspired us so we invited […]