India · Letters

Calm before the storm

It was a calm Monday evening and I saw an empty bus. My organisation informed us to work from home from the next day. It had been a while since I travelled by bus and I got inside when I saw that most of the seats were empty. I don’t know why I felt it was more hygienic to travel in a non-ac bus than a cab. I felt that I was living in some sort of a strange land for quite sometime where people jumped at the sound of a sneeze. Frankly I was tired of being afraid and wanted to be a bit normal.

India · Letters · World

Timeless Love- Volume II

“Don’t go there Shaunak”, shouted Jhimli to her son. Shunak was going inside the new toy store- Hamley’s. Jhimli had already bought a couple of toys few days ago, not from Hamley’s, but nevertheless she bought him toys. Neil, her husband was browsing through few shirts from the nearby store. Jhimli took her son’s hand… Continue reading Timeless Love- Volume II

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Timeless love

“So what would it be like to be married?” my friend had asked me decades ago as we sat in our classroom, waiting for our Economics professor. I am not sure who said this but I truly believe - Youth is wasted on the young. Little did we know that our universe will be filled… Continue reading Timeless love

India · Mumbai

Dear Kanheri Caves,

Dear Kanheri Caves, Mumbai has always been a paradox to me, and I guess anyone who has lived here will agree with me. There are of course very few places where one would find solace here. Kanheri caves would always hold a special place in special place in heart. While Mumbai is considered as the… Continue reading Dear Kanheri Caves,