Acidity in the City: A Survivor’s Tale


Acidity in the City: A Survivor’s Tale

Illustration: Arati Gujar


elocating can be tough.

For starters, there’s the physical act of boxing up your belongings, uprooting the tree of your life, and transplanting it in an entirely different garden. The next step is moving into an empty, stark shell of an apartment and turning it into a livable home (which, if you’re under 30, begins with stringing up a set of fairy lights in a corner of the living room). Next comes the bit where you find your groove by working out the logistics and timings of getting to work and back. Minus five to Gryffindor, if you have a car and need to navigate these new roads using Google Maps.