Roaring Thunder & Bolts Of Lightning

The thunder woke me up. I thought my insomnia had left for good, it was monsoon... Give me a break! The thunder was louder now that I was awake. I yawned a big yawn and stretched my arms outside the blanket. Grrr. It was cold. And as if teasing me, the wind blew right over … Continue reading Roaring Thunder & Bolts Of Lightning


Every Drop [MONSOON I]

And a drop fell on bridge of my nose, where the glasses had been missing. A big smile crossed my face as the dark clouds took their positions over my head. Something started building up inside me starting with the gut. The smile only widened as more drops fell, and soon I was standing in … Continue reading Every Drop [MONSOON I]


Yesterday, at this very moment I was wet with the heat of Mumbai, my eyes creased down to a thin line, and my water bottle empty after having re-filled it twice. I was eating a Frankie (it is what rolls and wraps are called locally here) full of schezwan and cheese (which, for the record, … Continue reading SUMMER IV-[POTTERMANIA]

(Summer-III)/Throw Away Sunday!

The disORDER of things   Today, after half a decade, I scavenged through the old and dusty drawers. To no surprise, I was suddenly reminded of how much I loved art!! I sat on the bedroom floor cross legged, much like my faded memory of myself and some so called friends sitting and playing with … Continue reading (Summer-III)/Throw Away Sunday!


A mere few weeks in the house, summer had taken over the soft mattresses, couches and sofas, leaving me with the cool tiles and marble floors. She had eaten up all my favorite heavy foods- eggs, fats, meat and I went back to fruits and yogurt! She refused to switch off the fans and air … Continue reading Summer-II


That day, it started. My house was called “the equatorial” It was suddenly unbearably hot. I knew what was about to happen. And it did. The doorbell rang. It ringed in my ears like an echo. My brains jingled at the sound. Relenting, I walked over to the front door. Smiling into the door eye … Continue reading Summer-I