A Tryst With Fate Pt. 1

There’s just something about an India-Pakistan showdown, especially in the finals of a major tournament. Something inexplicable. Captivating. Spell-Binding. For the entirety of the 2 innings, people who make it a regular chore to litter the road and dump their garbage outside their neighbour’s house, don on an Indian Jersey, park themselves in front of […]

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Human Got Your Tail? 

Following my friends’ puffery regarding my work in self-deprecating humour; I bring to you an unexaggerated instance from my childhood wherein through a series of unfortunate events, I became the reason for the exit of my newly acquired pet from my life. The scene is once again set in Calcutta and my 3-year-old version is […]

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A Cab Experience Of A Lifetime

The crumpled fabric seats which bore faded colours felt unexpectedly plush to sit on and the Uber that we temporarily appropriated ran as expected on the Bangalore roads laden with pot-holes. Papa (how I refer to my father), scrolled through the news on his mobile phone and hummed some old Hindi music. I do not […]

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