The Internet: Personified

Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan
Being the newsletter of author Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan. I tell really good stories and send you really amazing links.
Created 30 Oct 2019
  • The Internet Personified: The (maybe) (can't bring myself to say it) last Delhi newsletter
    26 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 6 4
    Well, my nicely sharpened number two pencils, this is it. Okay, not it-it. I still have another week and a bit to go before we leave this city and more crucially for me: before I leave this neighbourh...
  • The Internet Personified: Just a stranger on the bus
    06 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 4 0
    Darling dragonflies, One of the biggest drawbacks about not believing in god—God, if you like—is the whole heaven thing. Such a nice comforting thing: it’s okay if someone you love dies, because you’l...
  • The Internet Personified: Village People
    19 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 5 3
    My amazing apostrophes, Long ago, I used to work with this Delhi-based recommendation website where we sent out a daily newsletter of what was hot and new in the city. (And then the Fire Nation attack...
  • The Internet Personified: A funny thing happened on the way to learn German
    06 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 2 1
    My dear cocktail sausages, I told you na, I’d been taking language classes while I was in Berlin? For those of you who have just joined me: I signed up for an intensive one month course in Berlin whil...
  • The Internet Personified: The Nature Bro
    23 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 5 6
    Darling calico kittens, Last night, on K’s urging (it wasn’t his fault, someone had recommended this movie to him and he had to talk to that person again so he said he should watch the film so he had ...
  • The Internet Personified: An interview with Me from the Past
    15 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 3 0
    Beloved lauki blossoms, I feel like the subject of my newsletter today, i.e., why I am over Delhi, is going to piss some people off, including me from ten years ago, so let me preemptively say that th...
  • The Internet Personified: Money makes the world go round
    30 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 8 0
    Dearest Reusable Glass Bottles In Every Colour, One thing I like about Berlin is how everyone I’ve met so far is really okay with how little I’d like to spend. In fact, there’s almost a challenge to i...
  • The Internet Personified: Everybody's looking for something
    16 Aug 2021 • 12 min read • 4 0
    Dearmosts (and especially one particular set of friends who remember the origins of “dearmost”), As unbelievable as it sounds, my Berlin summer ends in two weeks, which is a glass half empty situation...
  • The Internet Personified: Arm aber sexy
    26 Jul 2021 • 10 min read • 3 4
    My darling gazebos, I absolutely feel like Amy in Little Women, taking a moment to pick up my pen and write to you all about my adventures on the Continent. (Although I haven’t stolen my sister’s trip...
  • The Internet Personified: Third Impressions
    09 Jul 2021 • 9 min read • 2 0
    My Most Esteemed Eclairs, By now I’ve been in Berlin exactly a week. I was smart—before I left Delhi, I joined a bunch of Facebook groups for Flats in Berlin, and quickly messaged some people while we...
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