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January 8, 2013

I am a Voyeur not a Player (conclusion to Rockstar – a Love Story)

“You are not the only one on this planet you know?” Tiina can hear the anger threading through the girl’s voice like a whiplash. His voice drops to a murmur in reply so she can’t hear the words. She watches in surprise then as they embrace. Oh! So that’s how this […]
January 8, 2013

Walk the ramp, talk the talk

In God’s own country… Where a ramp came to symbolise so much more The drill pounded into the earth, and the sounds of men swearing whole-heartedly in Malayalam, while welding together the iron bars against the external walls of the bedroom, overwhelmed my senses. The noise grew in intensity throughout the […]
January 4, 2013

Shaking off my own betaal in 2013

Vikram aur Betaal(Vikram and the Ghost is a series of twenty-five fascinating stories from Indian mythology, each with an interesting life-lesson) I have always been painfully sensitive of how I am perceived by the world. It’s one of the reasons I find it easier to live outside my home country. […]
December 30, 2012

Why the World did end for me on 21/12/12 after all

One foot in the Real World Enroute to Bangalore airport to catch the flight to Goa, our taxi driver narrated this to us. The previous night at dinner his son had wanted to eat all his favorite sweets in the house, convinced that the world was going to end the […]
December 24, 2012

Tiina’s smile (Festive flash fiction with a twist)

Happy Festive Season One day Tiina decided she was going to do something different. So, she put down her iPad, picked up her favorite sword, jumped on her spaceship, and flew up from the hot dusty Juhu beach, in Bombay. On and on she went, all the way around the […]