He apologized for bringing his kid along. Confused, we laughed it off. And then we heard him coddling. We were the only ones in the cab.
14th February brings with it a mixture of sentiments. The singles are about to be bombarded with cutesy pictures and quotes on their social media. The couples are scrambling to concoct the “perfect” gesture for each other. And the in-betweeners are standing around, awkwardly, wondering if their efforts are misplaced. Amidst all the hullabaloo, sometimes,Continue reading “Thoughts For The Long Run”
The Indian spirit is like a motherboard. It cannot be whole without its multiple subparts and as a separate entity, drives forward the existence of every Indian soul. This spirit is for us to wield and imbibe as we see fit. Yet, we somehow manage to demarcate the “true” Indian by turning a blind eyeContinue reading “The Misplaced Indian”
“No manual?” appalled, she asked. “Yes, good Lady. Who’s to know how they function? We know no better than you.” Martha was running late. Her mother had demanded that she get a friend of some sort, they were all the fad. She was in for a beating, lest she quickly figured out how to workContinue reading “The One With The Friends”
Disclaimer – No offense meant to anyone through this post. If it struck you as negative or outrageous, please turn the other way and know I mean no harm. This is not some rant about how silly/bad the Indian epics are (because they are not!) but a general wondering about why people do what they do. Continue reading “Indian Epics and Questionable Decisions”