Cricket- A farcical religion

While watching a game recently I saw a little girl holding a placard which read “Gayle please hit me on my nose and come to meet me in the hospital.” This message although an innocuous one, still took me by surprise. For all those who do not avidly follow cricket, there was an incident when … Continue reading Cricket- A farcical religion


Be a Man

Young siblings, in an urban city in India, approach their mother and ask about their future. Young girl: Mummy who will I marry when I grow up? (*Perfectly normal*) Mummy (smiling): A young and handsome prince will come riding on a horse and take you away to live in a big castle. (*A mother being … Continue reading Be a Man

A walk to remember – III

Dave and Jean took the elevator up to the terrace. When they stepped out, it was as if they were transported to a whole new world. Calling it a grand party with exquisite lighting would have been an injustice to the spectacle that lay before their eyes. To their far right, a DJ was playing … Continue reading A walk to remember – III

A walk to remember – II

After their first encounter, Jean would habitually come to the library to issue books for herself and chat with Dave for a few moments. She would often join Dave for lunch since their lunch times coincided. With every conversation that happened and every meeting they had, Dave started falling for her more and more. He … Continue reading A walk to remember – II