Constant Vigilance.

  Cobra. Bodyguard. Impower. Bullet. What are these, you wonder? Brand names of pepper spray. Why do I know, you ask? Because New Years’ Eve happened. Unlike so many others in Bangalore, I wrapped up work at 5 PM on NYE to head home! Yes, I wanted to stay indoors while the rest of cityContinue reading “Constant Vigilance.”

Sacrifice.

In the One Word – Many Moments Flash Fiction series, Previous Word : Rain. She was bawling! He tried asking her what happened. Their mother shushed him. “This is for you, Mary. You only get to play with this,” the mother said to her crying child. “What happened, Mom?” “She wants the train your Daddy¬†boughtContinue reading “Sacrifice.”

Contrasting Worlds! (For better or for worse?)

Last morning in a deliberate (and¬†desperate!) attempt to set ourselves free from the shackles of our hectic schedules, a few of us went out on an early Sunday morning drive to the not-so-well-frequented places of Calcutta. Sincere advice — Next time you’re freewheeling around like me, just observe what’s around you. One of our stopsContinue reading “Contrasting Worlds! (For better or for worse?)”