THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE MISSING COCONUT

“Where has it vanished away?” I exclaimed in all bewilderment. “It wasn’t there at all in the first place!” My mother tried to reason and calm me down. “It was! I saw it! I saw it for real!” “Oh, you must have mistaken a brinjal for it!” “What!” I thought, “Is that even possible? Did…

GHARE BAIRE- A Review

What happens when one Master takes a masterpiece of another Master and presents it to the world? It results in the immortalisation of the already immortal! That is what the prolific film-maker Ray did to the Nobel Laureate Tagore’s ‘Ghare Baire’ ( the Home and the World). Ray attempts to recreate the magic of the…

A TEA THAT WAS NOT

The long borne wish was going to be fulfilled today (early) morning. Finally, after years of longing and laziness, I was to visit that one tea stall which had been everyone’s recommendation. The ‘Let-us-not-name-it’ Tea Stall spoiled it for me(as it would for any other chai-lover as well) What you see here is Disappointment objectified….

LAUGHING OUT LOUD

PROS AND CONS OF LAUGHING OUT LOUD- Part I WHILE IN A CLASS Scene- You happen to guffaw in your class(alone or with your friend). All eyes turn to you. ●CONS Whatever be the reason of your laugh, the poor professor will attribute the reason to herself. This will result in the bulging out of…

Of the lazy Sundays

A lazy Sunday morning, as usual. Our alarms start theirt crackle since 7:00 am. After all the snoozing and further dozing, 9:30 am it is when we actually rise up. We have just half an hour for us to manage to get ourselves our breakfast; breakfast for which we wait since the last Sunday- Chhole…

TEA LOVE

Oh, you have half an hour for the next lecture. Come with us.”   “Lecture completed? So, come join us…”   “Waiting for someone? Wait here.”   “You topped the test? Treat, treat!”   “Whose turn is it today for…?”   “Where are we going?” “You know!”   The place in subject is one.  …

RAJA, RASOI AUR EK KAHAANI

Disclaimer – The following post is written in collaboration with my friend Aayush Jha. Follow his lovely blog TheCommonBoy . In India, its food is the celebration of its diversity, culture and rich history. It is a thread that connects the multi-cultured people of India; and though the food and eating habits change region by region, the love, joy…

Hello? Hello!

“Hellllllooooo!!!” I say. “Hello?” my very dear school friend answers. Why that question mark, I wonder. Not more than a couple of days ago did we have a long hearty talk, just like our other usual talks, wherein we detail out our respective lives, elaborating vividly what all happened with us, around us in the…

IN LOVE

You walk with me to the farthest of lands. I’ll be with you for each step, holding hands.   In this expanse, you be and let me be. Though two yet one, we’ll ride infinity.   I’ll rule the earth, and soar like a dove above, And while people fall, I will fly in love……

SWEET EVERYTHINGS

They collided and fell, hard. “You alright?” “I am. You? It was a bad fall.” “Yeah! But don’t you hide. Your face tells you are hurt. Tell me.” “Eh! Look at your face. It is worse than it normally is. You are hurt. Let me see it.” “I said I am fine. And my face?…