We can be Heroes, just for One Day. (Or three days, if you were cosplaying at Bangalore’s Comic con!) Comic-con has been happening in Bangalore since 2012, but I never attended one when I was living there. I thought it was … Continue reading Comic Con 2014: The Bengaluru Edition
On one hand, I want to live like Carrie Bradshaw and on the other hand, I want to backpack the world. In short, I have a screwed-up version of happiness. I look at my friends and their social media activity. I see their smiles and say to myself all is happy and dandy in this world. It’s a world of deceit. It’s a lifestyle that social media feeds us down our throats and many of us accept without a thought. Everyone is happy and so caught up in their lovely world of check-ins, and travelling and corporate dinner and drinks; … Continue reading One-Minute
I read The Fault in our Stars last year; it is one of the books I read because Goodreads said it was a winner in so-and-so-category (I have a bad memory; so the word “so-and-so” saves me a lot). While … Continue reading The Fault in our Stars: Book Vs. Movie
In 2005, I arrived in Bangalore with a cringing nose to the smell of dosas and idlis. I absolutely detested them. The roots of my aversion could be aptly blamed on the many so-called “South Indian” restaurants in Guwahati that … Continue reading One more Dosa?
Dear Auto-Driver of AS 01 M 3954, Thank you for infuriating me enough to write this down. There have been times when I wanted to write about you and your “clan”, yet I never penned down. Tonight, it was a very minor altercation. For you, perhaps, it is a daily habit; but sometimes it’s the smallest things that trigger the blackest of moods and right now, I am in one. I am one of the “a-month-per-year” visiting people, who visits Guwahati occasionally and click my tongue at the state of the State but don’t (or can’t or won’t) do … Continue reading THE FRUSTRATED PASSENGER!