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.

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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,