Lamps and Lampposts of Europe & UK

This is the first time I am trying this on my blog. I clicked more than a dozen pictures of lampposts, lamps and chandeliers throughout my time in Europe and UK. Here you have it, 16 of them in this post. … Continue readingLamps and Lampposts of Europe & UK

In a flash!

Surrounded by colours, he told himself that it wasn’t too late. Those colours had changed his life once, they could save him again. Two years ago, a lady covered in … Continue readingIn a flash!

Shattered Tatters – A Short Story

I heard Ma’s voice from our 0-BHK jhuggi, ‘Keshav, you better come inside at once. It has started raining already, I don’t want you sneezing and disturbing my sleep all night.’ … Continue readingShattered Tatters – A Short Story

My Strawberry-Flavoured Coffee

I look up from Page 31 of ‘Em and The Big Hoom’ by Jerry Pinto to take that perfectly timed sip of my Caramel Latte. As a ritual, I throw quick glances on the nearby tables before getting back to the purple coloured paperback in my left hand. I see an afraid smile trying to peep from a dreamily cropped stubble. … Continue readingMy Strawberry-Flavoured Coffee

Waiting for the Rainbow

He sat on the edge of his bed Mother’s voice. Fret. Pearls fell on the white granite A puddle. A pool. He folded his hands in anticipation Voices tripled. A … Continue readingWaiting for the Rainbow

Mardaani – Movie Review | Rani Mukerji | Pradeep Sarkar

Another major issue with this film is that like cliche Bollywood Cop movies, Shivani takes law in her hands and even says, ‘agar legally kaam karte rahoge, toh criminals ko kaise pakdoge?’ (If you keep working legally, how will you catch the criminals?) Then she decides to give the tag of ‘public outrage’ on killing the antagonist. … Continue readingMardaani – Movie Review | Rani Mukerji | Pradeep Sarkar