Thief story

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The view of the window from that night is printed in my memory… This incident goes back to December 18, 2003 at 03:15. The picture above shows the windows of my room (my parents place in Mumbai.) My bed is about 3 meters away from the window. I left windows open at night but there was a window grill that…

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Talent and the Tools

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“Your website looks great, do you use Dream weaver?” I get that question sometimes and it always used to bother me. But I don’t get annoyed anymore. Instead, I quote the following story: :::: A photographer was invited to a dinner and he took along some photographs to show the hostess. She looked at the photos and commented, “These are…

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A buck, a busker

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Busking: Busking is the practice of performing music, dance, juggling, magic, and similar activities in public places to entertain passersby and solicit tips. People engaging in this practice are called buskers. Busking is a British term used in many areas of the English-speaking world and in former British territories. In the United States, buskers are more often called street performers…

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The Blue Chatur

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The grass forest Wet and dry spells of rain pound Mumbai during the monsoon season (June-September). After a couple of months of rains, most of the empty grounds, waste lands and hitherto barren soils, get covered by wild grass that is almost a foot tall. When you are kid that swamp is named “the grass forest” or even “the secret…

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Love story of a nine year old

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May 1990. A (thats the name of our main character) was 9 years old. A was spending the summer vacation at Indore, A’s native place. Everyone at the house usually slept during the afternoon after late lunches but A disliked that idea – because (1) it ruined A’s evenings and (2) A wondered why people would waste daytime sleeping. Even…

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